By Connie Larkman
United Church News
Earth care advocates from United Church of Christ congregations around the country will be converging on Washington D.C. next month for the People's Climate March. It's no surprise that the denomination is expecting to field a large contingent at the Saturday, April 29 event, since creation care and climate change top the list of priorities UCC members believe the church needs to focus on going forward in the future.
"Climate change makes all the other justice issues worse," said the Rev. Jim Antal,Minister and President of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ. "From war, to the refugee crisis, to hunger and famine, to the lack of potable water, to the spread of the Zika virus and other insect-borne disease, to world-wide homelessness with tens of millions of the poorest and most vulnerable people on earth subject to rising oceans – these and other justice issues are all amplified when the natural cycles of God's creation are disrupted as they are today."Read the rest of the article at ucc.org