This year the Mission & Justice Board is inviting members and friends of the First Congregational Church community to join us in the restorative work of caring for our planet. This year, instead of giving up something for Lent, we are encouraging members to make a pledge to take action on climate change.
David Roberts from the Bellingham Climate Action Task Force and Kulshan Services will be sharing his lecture, "Black Swans, Boiled Frogs, and Canaries in the Mine: Choosing Our Climate Future." His slides and lecture focus on the short and long-term effects of global climate change, with a particular emphasis on how this will change life in Whatcom County and what we can do about it.
More than 100 canoe families will arrive at Lummi Nation for Paddle to Lummi 2019, July 24-28. Lummi Nation will distribute donated food to the canoe families traveling the ancient highways of their ancestors.