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CARE MORE, Car Less: What Really Matters?

November 10, 2014 | Recently Seattle has been touted as the fastest growing city in the US. We also may be “the slowest going!” Gridlock is not uncommon in Seattle, and although we have been known for being environmentally aware, our driving patterns don’t reflect that. So, when Earth Ministry, the Washington non-profit leader in engaging the religious community in environmental stewardship and advocacy, asked our congregation to participate in the CARE MORE, Car Less Pledge project, we decided to step up. Read more »

Water in the Desert

August 4, 2014 | In the occupied territory of Gaza, 92 percent of the water is unfit for human consumption. The congregation of Watts Street Baptist Church in Durham, NC, hearing of the need for safe drinking water for children in Gaza, embarked upon an effort to help address that need. Read more »

Equal Exchange at United Church of Granville

April 29, 2014 | I love our Equal Exchange (EE) project. We sell once a month after church on communion Sunday, which is also the Sunday we gather together to make 250 bag lunches to deliver locally for our Lunches on the Square program. Read more »

Many Languages, One Vote

February 6, 2014 | Many of our Partner Congregations are blessed to have a multiplicity of language groups within their ranks. We were impressed by this article from one of those churches, Lake Avenue Baptist Church in Rochester, NY, about the thoughtfulness and planning that must go into something as seemingly simple as a congregational vote. Read more »

Goodness To Go

February 6, 2014 | Every church leader knows that church members are “busy.” We hear it all the time, and it is often mentioned as the reason why people cannot get involved in the ministries of the congregation. Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC decided to use that very busy-ness to support a worthy cause. Read more »

Pledges for the Earth

December 16, 2013 | As individuals, we may feel our contributions are sometimes insignificant. This is why we at Binkley worked to get a one-year pledge from every congregant of our church that would foster the sense that individual efforts do matter and are being magnified exponentially through the efforts of our fellow congregants. Read more »

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