Caring for Creation Today

Our Blessed Tomorrow program works with religious and denominational leaders from across a diversity of traditions to care for creation and elevate their leadership on climate change as a moral, religious, and justice issue. Through Blessed Tomorrow, ecoAmerica helps major denominations and national faith organizations:

  • Demonstrate Visible Climate Leadership
  • Create Climate Literate Clergy
  • Engage All Congregations and Congregants
  • Accelerate Collective Action

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Blessed Tomorrow Leaders

We are pleased to welcome nationally renowned faith leaders in our leadership circle.  These leaders are uniquely positioned to spur climate solutions within their organizations and inspire and educate their congregants to amplify caring for our climate on behalf of our shared future.

Shantha Alonso
Executive Director
Creation Justice Ministries
Washington, DC
Rev. Dr. Jim Antal
Special Advisor on Climate Justice
United Church of Christ
Framingham, MA
Rebecca Barnes
Coordinator, Presbyterian Hunger Program
Louisville, KY
Rev. Brooks Berndt
Minister for Environmental Justice
United Church of Christ
Cleveland, OH
The Rev. Canon Sally Bingham
Former President and Founder
Interfaith Power and Light
San Francisco, CA
Patrick Carolan
Executive Director
Franciscan Action Network
Washington, DC
Colin Christopher
Director, Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances
Islamic Society of North America
Washington, D.C.
Rev. John C. Dorhauer
President of the United Church of Christ
Cleveland, OH
Joshua DuBois
CEO and Founder
Values Partnerships
Washington, DC
Jackie Dupont-Walker
Director, Social Action Commission
African Methodist Episcopal Church
Los Angeles, CA
Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley
Senior Pastor Emeritus
Providence Missionary Baptist Church
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Chris Elisara
Director of the Creation Care Task Force
World Evangelical Alliance
Julian, CA
Rev. Dr. Eric Elnes
Senior Minister
Countryside Community Church
Omaha, NE
Rabbi Steve Gutow
Visiting Scholar
NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York, NY
The Rev. Fletcher Harper
Executive Director
Highland Park, NJ
Rev. Susan Hendershot
The Regeneration Project, Interfaith Power & Light
Des Moines, IA
The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe
General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
United Methodist Church
Washington, DC
John Hill
Director of Economic & Environmental Justice, UMC General Board of Church and Society
United Methodist Church
Washington, DC
Rev. Terri Hord Owens
General Minister and President
Disciples of Christ
Indianapolis, IN
Ruth Ivory-Moore
Program Director, Environment and Corporate Responsibility,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Washington, DC
The Rev. Stephanie Johnson
New England Regional Environmental Ministries Network
New Haven, CT
Fred Krueger
Executive Coordinator
National Religious Coalition on Creation Care (NRCCC)
Washington, D.C.
Elizabeth Lee
Executive for Economic and Environmental Justice and Climate Justice Lead
United Methodist Women
Queens, NY
Rev. Sotello V. Long
Disciples Home Missions of Disciples of Christ
Indianapolis, Indiana
Imam Mohamed Magid
Former Director
Islamic Society of North America
Sterling, VA
Bishop Vashti McKenzie
Presiding Prelate, 10th Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Dallas, TX
Brian McLaren
Author and Pastor
Dan Misleh
Executive Director
Catholic Climate Covenant
Washington, DC
Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III
Senior Pastor
Trinity United Church of Christ
Rev. Melanie Mullen
Director of Reconciliation, Justice, and Creation Care
Episcopal Church
Washington, DC
Rabbi Jonah Pesner
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Washington, DC
Bishop Staccato Powell
Presiding Prelate
Western Episcopal District, AME Zion Church
Raleigh, NC
Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes-Henderson
Auburn Seminary
New York, NY
The Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero
National Latino Evangelical Coalition
New York, NY
Rev. Dr. Leah D. Schade
Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship
Lexington Theological Seminary
Lexington, KY
Rev. Marsha Scipio
Associate General Secretary for Missional Initiatives and Partnerships
American Baptist Churches USA
Brooklyn, New York
Dr. Matthew Sleeth
Executive Director
Blessed Earth
Lexington, KY
Richard Stearns
World Vision, U.S.
Federal Way, WA
Rabbi Warren Stone
National Religious Coalition on Creation Care
Kensington, MD
Cameron Trimble
Executive Director
Center for Progressive Renewal
Atlanta, GA
Mary Evelyn Tucker
Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar, The Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale
New Haven, CT
Jim Wallis
President and Founder
Washington, DC
Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins
Director of Truth and Racial Justice Initiative
National Council of Churches
Indianapolis, IN
Rev Dr. Nancy Wilson
Former Moderator
Metropolitan Community Churches
Sarasota, FL
Blessed Tomorrow Partners

Our partnerships with these prominent faith traditions help us to engage the 56 million Americans who regularly participate in religious services.

Catholic Climate Covenant
Creation Justice Ministries
Christian Church Disciples of Christ
Presbyterian Church USA
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United Church of Christ
American Baptist Churches USA
Islamic Society of North America Logo
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For more information about our Blessed Tomorrow program, please contact Anita (Ani) Fête Crews.

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