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Shall We Gather At The River?


July’s flooding from hurricane Dennis creates much needed space for prayer, study, reflection and action. Alan Jenkins of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta’s Caring for Creation Committee shares his experience of those record July rains and what God’s covenant with Noah, humanity, and all other living creatures can mean for us today.

Help us create this page by responding. How are you and your congregation caring for God's creation? Post any responses, concerns, or questions you have, including ideas or resources you would like to offer. Please post all resources, organizations, and events that you think are important for you and your congregations.

Prayer for the Environment

Open our eyes to see your gracious hand in all your works, and teach us to be more responsible in our stewardship; that, rejoicing in your whole creation,
we may learn to serve you with gladness;
for the sake of him through whom all things were made,
your Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen
Book of Common Prayer (American, 1979)


Atlanta Beltline Facts
Redevelop and revitalize a 22-mile loop of historic railroad around Atlanta, connecting 45 in-town neighborhoods, many of which have long been divided from each other by railroad tracks and highways
Shape the future of Atlanta’s urban core, ensuring future growth occurs in an attractive and equitable manner
Address Atlanta’s lack of greenspace, creating a linear park that connects 40 of Atlanta’s parks, including over 1,200 acres of new greenspace and improvements to approximately 700 acres of existing greenspace.
Enhance mobility with connections to existing and future transit and activity centers
Offer more than 33 miles of multi-use trails close to Atlanta’s center, creating a true live-work-play community unlike any other in the country
The BeltLine is expected to create more than 30,000 permanent jobs in the next 20-25 years, a job increase that is 50 percent greater than what would be created without the BeltLine. The BeltLine will also generate 48,000 one year construction jobs in the area.

Visit the website for information, maps, meetings

http://www.beltlinepartnership.org/



Click here to read Alan Jenkins' article and to post your own responses.

Atlanta Regional Commission Citizens Guide to Regional Land Use and Transportation Planning

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Peach Cobbler Mennonite Relief Auction

Next weekend, Sept. 13-14, in Perry, hymn sing, pancake breakfast, quilts, samplers, barbeque, woodcrafts, antiques, and more. Read more . . .

#QuietingTheSilence: An Interfaith Mental Health Conversation. People of all faiths struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues. Join The Blue Dove Foundation for an interfaith conversation from different religious perspectives. Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. R.s.v.p. to thebluedovefoundation.org/interfaithevent.There is no charge for admission. Location will be shared upon R.s.v.p. Suitable for ages 18+

Harvest of Hope


Intergenerational Apple Harvest of Hope ecumenical study, worship, and mission retreat program of the Society of St. Andrew.Find out more here.

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