TXIPL Resources: How We Can Help

We at Texas Interfaith Power & Light (TXIPL) want to support you and your congregation in efforts to better care for creation. What follows are some ways we can help.

Resources

We offer publications for use in your congregation. For current informational materials about environmental concerns and ways to get involved, please e-mail us or call us at 512-472-3903.

We also offer two theologically-reflective publications for use in youth and adult religious education programs or study groups, or for individual reading. You can download these resources (below), or we can mail you some printed copies:

·      To Mend the World: A Justice Framework for Creation Care. Offers reflections from different religious traditions on scriptural interpretations of justice, the importance of God's creation, and our sacred trust.

·      Taste and See: A Justice Framework for Faith and Food. Explores understandings about food as expressed in different religious traditions, including connections through food between people and the environment, people and other people, and people and God.

Teaching & Preaching

·      Our staff can come to you! We regularly travel to meet with people in congregations and local interfaith networks, and to attend community events around the state. If you’d like one of us to meet with your congregation’s green-team, teach a religious education class or preach, please contact us to discuss details.

·      Several times a year, Texas Impact and TXIPL offer informative workshops in various places around the state. Stay tuned to our website and our e-mail newsletter for details about upcoming events.

Monthly Caring for Creation Conference Calls

In our monthly environmental calls, we seek to connect faith leaders around the state who are engaged in the work of caring for creation; provide updates about environmental legislation and opportunities for involvement in the legislative session; keep you current on new programs and initiatives; and create a space for sharing hopes and frustrations, plans and ideas, stories and prayers.

Dates and times for the remainder of 2011 can be found here. For more information or to receive monthly e-mail reminders about these calls, please e-mail us.