Wednesday, April 21

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Today is Earth Day …

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more. George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage © 2015, photograph, Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day), All rights reserved
Finding God at Mt. St. Helen: A Sermon

Finding God at Mt. St. Helen: A Sermon

Preached today, 4/21/2013, at Rainier Beach UMC by Terri Stewart Scripture: Genesis 1:1 - 2:3 Today I'm going to speak about creation. Tomorrow is International Earth Day and we wanted to take a moment and remember God's creation, our role in creation, and a quick PSA to remember to recycle when you are here at the church! I remember several years ago when I was in college at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, I went to my very first Earth Day event on campus. There was sun, crowds of young adults, and bands. All I could think of was the immense amount of litter that was being created. That seemed a bit ludicrous! Earth Day began in 1970 and was primarily a response to a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. It was created by US Senator Nelson as a national "teach...