Resources & Publications
UUMFE Publications and Resources
Environmental Justice Curriculum
The new curriculum, "Our Place in the Web of Life," is available for download. The curriculum includes documents and videos for use in facilitating this 5-part workshop.
Earth Day Resources:
Resources for 2009-2015 Earth Days are in the Take Action section of the website.
Young Adults for Climate Justice:
Find out how UU young adults are engaged in climate justice issues.
Environmental Film Library:
New for 2013! Take a look and send us your suggestions for additional titles. Check back often to see what's new.
PDF copies of the following are available in the store:
(You will be asked to make a donation, which will enable us to update and expand our work.)
Global Warming Action Kit, Vol. 1
A thought-provoking play by Doug Stewart, "Mother Earth vs. World's People;" a large collection of global warming quotes; the Global Warming 1-2-3 Pledge and action guide; the Ten Tree Challenge; 20% Footprint Reduction Toolkit; UUMFE Clean Power Pledge; and information on carbon offsets and green power. 83 pp.
Global Warming Action Kit, Vol. 2
Includes "Our Warming World" Art Show; Prayer Flags for the Planet; "Final Exit," a new play by Doug Stewart; Songs (sheet music and lyrics) by folksingers Dan Berggren and Linda Pelham; six global warming sermons and worship services; Walk 'n Roll to Church; deepening the Global Warming 1-2-3 Pledge – Steps 4, 5 and 6; global warming films list; info on LEDs, a Community Library Project, and more! 180 pp.
Earth and Spirit: Bringing Ecology into Adult Religious Education
A 62-page resource with readings and materials on theology and spirituality from major faith traditions, annotated lists of curricula and other resources, syllabus samples, and other materials for workshops and retreats.
Honoring Earth Worship Resource
Includes opening and closing words, sermons, readings, meditations, sample services, rituals, music resources, celebrations, and quotes. 153 pp.
Nurturing the Spirit-Nature Connection
An index of children’s RE resources sorted by nature-themed topics with lessons and songs. Includes annotated resources, intergenerational services, energy-conservation activities for youth, and more. 100 pp.
Butterfly and Creepy Crawlies - We Are All Connected RE Lessons
Ten RE lessons for children of all ages, including worship, stories, crafts, music and other hands-on activities. Learn how to feed butterflies, where dragonfly babies live, how to race hermit crabs, and more about other creepy crawlies. Grow in understanding of how important each creature is to the fragile web of life. 64 pp.
Sounds of Nature - We Are All Connected RE Lessons
Eight RE lessons for children of all ages, with ideas to expand into two or more sessions. The eighth lesson also contains a complete Multi-generational service. The lessons use music to help us connect with each other, other cultures, and the myriad rhythms of Nature. Stories, crafts, music and other hands-on acitivites are included in the lessons. 100 pp.
See the Sermons page in the Reflections section of the website.
Global Warming/Climate Action activities, pledges for individual action
See another section of this website: http://uuministryforearth.org/Global_Warming_Climate_Change
For examples of actions that congregations have done, see http://uuministryforearth.org/Congregational_actions_climate_change
Go on a Low Carbon Diet, with courses from The Empowerment Institute
here's how: http://uuministryforearth.org/Low_Carbon_Diet
Discussion Courses from Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI).
Change by Degrees: Addressing the Climate Challenge is a good companion for the Climate Change Statement of Conscience.