Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

Announcing the Climate Justice Congregation Program

By Devon Cupery | Dec 14, 2018

In support of our mission, we are excited to announce a new congregational certificate program, Be the Spark: Climate Justice Congregations. This year long process will help you and your community gain the focus, resources and support that can help galvanize your…

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Thank you: 2018 Highlights

By Devon Cupery | Nov 13, 2018

Thanks to all who participated in this incredible year! The MNIPL network of youth, community members, faith leaders, volunteers, and donors collaborated on bold, inspiring action for a just & sustainable world. Together we… Launched two visionary Just Solar projects…

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On Tuesday We Vote for Love: Sign our Letter

By Julia Nerbonne | Oct 31, 2018

Dear Friends of Faith and Conscience, We so appreciate your work to make our world more just and sustainable.  We are looking for your support and presence as we come together for love, tolerance and healing. Please see this faith…

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Duluth Solar Group Buy announced!

By Devon Cupery | Oct 29, 2018

We are excited to announce the launch of The Duluth Solar RREAL Deal 2019, a Duluth-centered solar “group buy” to promote residential solar locally through providing savings to a local installer in our Just Solar Coalition. The group savings are passed…

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Duluth speaks: Clean Energy, not Gas Plant

By Bret Pence | Oct 23, 2018

The chambers at Duluth City Hall was packed and the heat was on as the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) listened to testimony related to the MN Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative  proposal to build a natural gas plant in Superior, WI.…

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Partners in Affordable Housing joins Just Solar Coalition garden

By Briana Baker | Oct 15, 2018

As Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light and the Just Solar Coalition continue to increase access to affordable, local, community-owned clean energy in southern Minnesota, we are thrilled to share about an exciting new partnership in Mankato! 17 housing units owned…

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Welcome Pastors Roosevelt & Theresa of Shiloh Temple!

By Devon Cupery | Oct 5, 2018

MNIPL is honored to welcome Pastors Roosevelt and Theresa Williams from Shiloh Temple to our staff! Shiloh Temple in North Minneapolis is home to the new community solar array launched this summer in partnership with the Just Solar Coalition. They…

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In Remembrance of Mary Lou Grahek

By Lorraine Delehanty | Oct 3, 2018

Mary Lou was a dear friend to many of us for years and co-chair of Congregations Caring for Creation, MNIPL’s original name, since its beginning in 2015. Three years ago, she readily joined in the two-month “Be the Spark” program…

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Honoring Ed Owens

By Julia Nerbonne | Oct 1, 2018

Dear friends, It is with great sadness that I write about the passing of MNIPL staff member Ed Owens late last week. Ed was an incredible light in our movement for climate justice. He brought humor and joy to every relationship, and he helped…

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