More than 4 million Americans live in places where contaminants in drinking water exceed a legal limit, the Evironmental Working Group has found, and a new database EWG has established enables residents to key in their ZIP code and find out how their own water checks out. Read about it from Citylab.com. (Photo: Russellstreet, Creative […]
Creation Justice Ministries calls on faith communities to pray for the precious gift of water during August and/or September. In its budget discussions that end September 30, the U.S. government is considering radical proposals that, CJM says, will undermine basic oversight and protections for clean, safe water . The organization asks congregations to register, saying “Whether […]
Lectionary Reflection for the Baptism of our Lord
January 8, 2012
Mark’s gospel propels us like carnival bumper cars into a holy collision of water, Word, and Spirit. Are you ready? This is no Sunday for “nicey-nice” tame imagery in the presence of the Creator who brought life from chaos and salvation from sin. (Photo by Paul Holloway used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!)
LECTIONARY REFLECTION: May 16, 2010
Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C
This week’s texts speak of unity in Christ and living water freely given to all who are thirsty. Christians today have the opportunity both to point to the Living Water and to see that all of God’s children have access to clean water. Share the good news, and give so that others may live.