Monthly Archives: December 2019

BPMH Abrahamic Christmas Party 2019

Berkeley Presbyterian Mission Homes had a Christmas party on December 23rd. Potluck dinner, Scripture reading in various languages, Singing Christmas Hymns, and Fellowship made great party for the community. We deeply thank Mark Coplan for his talent, time, and service as a photographer and video editor for the event. You can visit the website using the link. https://www.flickr.com/photos/54922368@N07/albums/72157712342108642 For the video clip for “Silent Night” singing, please click the link below. (Password: mission)https://vimeo.com/381290269

CLIMATE CHANGE & THE ECO-THEOLOGICAL CRISIS

Climate change is a moral challenge that affects all people especially the most vulnerable which often suffer its effects first and most harsh. According to the United Nations “There is alarming evidence that important tipping points, leading to irreversible changes in major ecosystems and the planetary climate system, may already have been reached or passed.” Our faith, our planet, our responsibility aptly sums up our December 11, 2019 event at Berkeley Presbyterian Mission Homes (BPMH) led by Liore Milgrom-Gartner, Director of the Northern California chapter of California Interfaith Power and Light (CIPL), a network of religious communities in California committed to addressing global warming with affiliates across America. During the event, residents discussed environmental stewardship, conservation and the effects of global warming, shared their personal experiences as well learned how religious congregations were engaging in energy and water conservation, making environmentally friendly improvements to their houses of worship, holding training programs and lobbying the government for stronger climate policies and investments in renewable energy. It was an evening of inspiration motivating us to move forward as moral and ethical stewards of the Earth that God has entrusted to us, here on campus, in our faith congregations, communities and the world at large. To find outRead the Rest…