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Climate Change Video Contest Challenges Millennials

Connect4Climate, a group within City Bank that focuses on global climate shift issues is encouraging people between the ages of 14 and 35 to create videos depicting what climate shift means for them. The contest garnered a good response with over 800 entries. “What we found is that young people are very much aware of climate change… They’ve grown up with climate change” says climate change expert Max Thabiso Edkins.
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  • If it matters to millennials, does it matter to you? If your church attitude toward climate shift is dismissive, how does that impact younger members?
  • Make a change: How could your church make a change to demonstrate environmental concern? Could you curtail paper usage or buy biodegradable coffee cups?
  • Start where you are:If you want to make a change in your congregation, consider starting a green-team and documenting your global impact from the beginning.
What is one thing your church can do to green-up? Don’t be afraid to talk about, and show your work. Find this story interesting?  It’s just one of dozens of stories great leaders are reading about this week in Ministry Briefing! All readers of my blog can get the next four issues of Ministry Briefing for just $1!
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