October 2016

10th Congressional District Statements

meg, October 28, 2016

This week, we asked the candidates for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District to describe their plans to protect creation.  The candidates are Barbara Comstock, the Republican incumbent, and LuAnn Bennett, the Democratic challenger. We asked the candidates to respond to this question: People of faith value stewardship of the earth and compassion for those who will… Read more »

Unity is Possible, Surely on Climate Change

meg, October 24, 2016

   Our political landscape is riven by divisions that can seem impossible to overcome. But cooperation is possible, and indeed thriving, among people of different faiths, nationalities, and political stripes. This week’s forum with Barbara Comstock and LuAnn Bennett, the candidates for Virginia’s 10th Congressional district, demonstrates that unity is possible.    The forum is… Read more »

Rev. Bullitt-Jonas, 2016 “Steward of God’s Creation” awardee

meg, October 14, 2016

When we think about climate change, we know that the news is grim. The web of life is unraveling. Bill McKibben puts it succinctly: “Our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen.”  Given what we know about the crisis in which we find… Read more »