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World Water Day

March 22 is World Water Day

Over 1 billion people in the world lack sustainable access to fresh water.  Global Ministries is raising awareness about the critical needs for fresh and accessible water around the world through the Water for All! campaign.  Water is a vital ingredient for life. It is a gift from God for all creation and should be viewed as such a gift, not a commodity for profitable gain. As responsible stewards of God's gifts, we need to help protect the gift of water by going beyond verbal expressions of concern -- we must act. We invite you to learn why water is a critical issue for study and action.

Troubled Waters Film
UCC documentary on Water, produced in partnership with Global Ministries

 Resources
 
  External Links

Seven Weeks for Water (World Council of Churches)
New Day for Christians: Thirsty, Hungry, Filled
 Twice as Thirsty: Women, Children and Water      
 Weave Anew newsletter on water (PDF)
 Thirsty Souls and Parched Lands (PDF)       
 United Nations Water for Life booklet (PDF)
 UN-Water Brochure: Sanitation: a wise investment for health, dignity, and development
 Church World Service Promoting "Water for All" at International Level      
 Actions by Churches Together World Water Day 2006     
 World Council of Churches' Ecumenical Water Network     
 Water is a Spiritual Issue

 

 

 News
 
 Missionary Stories
 
What Can We Do About Pollution? [Nicaragua]
May 5, 2014

Everything Will Live Where the River Goes [Nicaragua]
April 15, 2014

Living Water [Laos]
March 28, 2014

If I Knew... [Chile]
October 28, 2007

Once Justice Rolls, Then the Water Will Flow [Israel-Palestine]
June 10, 2007

An Advent Prayer in time of Drought [Australia]
December 19, 2006

Living Water Music [Australia]
March 9, 2006

The Power of Water [Lesotho]
February 23, 2006

Water is the Beatitude of 2006 [South Africa]
February 23, 2006

Water is a wonderful commonality [Turkey]
February 2, 2006

Where's the Water? [Lesotho]
November 17, 2005

Walk This Way [Singapore]
November 16, 2005

Safe Water For All [Turkey]
October 19, 2005

From Despair to Hope [Sri Lanka]
October 19, 2005

Do your part from a far country! [South Africa]
March 1, 2005

Water from the well [Sri Lanka]
January 1, 2005

Belief in the deepest wellspring [Israel-Palestine]
December 1, 2004

Global Ministries Critical Water Projects
 

 



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