Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22

Find creative and impactful ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This year’s theme is climate action, and there’s plenty we can do right in our homes and backyards. Ideas for celebrating Earth Day and contributing to the global movement to address climate change can be found on the Honoring and Protecting Creation web page.

  • Because climate change “represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the life-support systems that make our world habitable,” climate action is the theme for Earth Day 2020. Earth Day has its own web site, EarthDay.org, with promotional materials and actions to take.
  • Now is a great time to start a green team at your church. Meet by phone or online to begin organizing and planning. Need help getting started? Contact an Episcopal Church in Colorado creation care mentor >
  • The Fierce Urgency of Now, a 10-page packet from Creation Justice Ministries tells stories of hope, empowerment, and possibility, and offers a brief liturgy for Earth Day and realistic action items for individuals and congregations to take now.
  • Participate in Earth Week Summit 2020 hosted by Denver’s own Green Team Academy. Live online sessions, included hosted virtual happy hours, are being offered from April 10 to April 18.
  • In conjunction with Earth Day the EPA is offering lesson plans for teachers and resources for green living. They’ve also compiled a list of inspiring quotes for embracing the work of creation care. View resources >