The Common Good

Environmental Stewardship

Because God created an interconnected web of life that is radiant with value and goodness, we teach respect for all creation, we work to protect this beautiful and fragile planet, and we pursue cultural, economic, and environmental stewardship and sustainability.

The following topics are included in Sojourners' work on Environmental Stewardship:

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