The Events Calendar

/The Events Calendar/

Rally in downtown Phoenix next week

We invite you to gather in downtown Phoenix next week to bear witness to the real, lived experience of those facing racism and injustice and to speak truth to power.  Recent events in Charlottesville and the subsequent national response have again brought to the forefront our country's shameful history on these issues.  Let faith give [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virginia IPL Statement on the Events in Charlottesville

Virginia Interfaith Power & Light's Board of Directors and members are heartbroken over the events we witnessed this past weekend in Charlottesville.  We are deeply troubled by the hatred and violence which led to the senseless death of Heather Heyer, who courageously went to Charlottesville to replace hatred with love and to call for the [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Inconvenient Sequel Screening

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Ahwatukee 24 4915 E Ray Rd Phoenix, AZ 85044 (map) Tickets $7 (Some scholarships available.) Please join Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter, 350.org Phoenix, Arizona Sustainability Alliance, Arizona Faith Network Earth Care Commission, Arizona Interfaith Power and Light, Chispa Arizona, and Kids Climate Action Network for an afternoon [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change

Short Answers to HardQuestions About Climate Change By JUSTIN GILLIS UPDATED July 6, 2017 Photo Credit: James Yang for The New York Times The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. Predictions about the fate of the planet carry endless caveats and asterisks. We get it. So we’ve put together a list of quick answers to [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LEED Certification for Our Lady of the Angels Church

A new catholic church in Paradise Valley is in its final construction stage.  It's Our Lady of the Angels Church at the Franciscan Renewal Center, and the new building will replace the small chapel that has been at the site for years.  The new church is being built under the guidelines set by LEED, a third-party, [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pentecost and the (Trump) Tower of Babel

By Doug Bland, AZIPL Executive Director   This Sunday Christians will be celebrating Pentecost, the day when Holy Spirit descended “like the rush of a mighty wind” and with “tongues of fire” (Acts 2). The gift of the Holy Spirit was that people from all over the known world suddenly understood each other and found [...]

By |June 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Movie Night at the Casa

The Franciscan Renewal Center in collaboration with Phoenix Peace Initiative will present the award-winning documentary, INSIDE PEACE, on Friday, June 16.  INSIDE PEACE tells the story of criminal offenders who discover their humanity and struggle to change after attending a "Peace Class" in a Texas prison.  What will make this evening especially memorable is that [...]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AZIPL’s Response to Trump Administration Pulling US out of the Paris Climate Agreement

Yesterday, President Trump announced he is pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement. We are living in a time of profound consequence, with the needs of our endangered climate increasing and the response to global warming diminishing at the national level. Our actions now, as climate conscious people of faith, matter more than ever. [...]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Phoenix Climate March: The Blessing and Event Photos

ARIZONA CLIMATE MARCH :  A BLESSING Steve Davis, Pastor and AZIPL Board Member I remember reading somewhere of the person on a congested highway on his way to work, calling his boss letting her know he would be late for a meeting.  “I’m in traffic,” he said.  “You’re not in traffic,” she replied, “You are [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hearing for Navajo Generating Station…

Help Decide the Future of Navajo Generating Station In February, owners of Navajo Generating Station, located in northeast Arizona, voted to close the power plant. Peabody Coal, which operates the nearby Kayenta Mine that supplies coal for the plant, is trying to find a way to keep the power plant open, including by providing misleading [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments