40 Days of Prayer – Week 1

Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 by in Action Alerts

40 DAYS OF PRAYER FOR THE MOUNTAINS – 2012-13 WEEK ONE Day 1 – November 30 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth… God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.” (Genesis 1:1, 31) Day 2 – December 1 “God writes the Gospel, not in the Bible alone, […]

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40 Days of Prayer for the Mountains

Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by in Action Alerts

LEAF, the Lindquist Environmental Appalachian Fellowship, invites all Tennesseans to join us in 40 Days of Prayer for the Mountains, November 30, 2012 – January 5, 2013. During the next six weeks, we’ll share the prayers of Tennessee faith leaders, highlight creation care Scriptures, and offer earth-care reflections from the writings of Christian theologians ranging […]

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Giving Tuesday – LEAF

Posted on 27. Nov, 2012 by in Action Alerts

Dear Caretakers of Creation, During the legislative “off season” LEAF makes plans for the coming year’s campaign and gathers funds to implement the plan. We are committed to offering and advancing the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act in 2013. So, on Giving Day, we look to you for prayers and donations. We will continue to […]

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Press Release – Eric Stewart Honored

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by in Action Alerts

For Immediate Release   Contact:           Dawn Coppock 865 382-0895 dawn@dawncoppock.com   Date:                August 20, 2012   RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY TO RECOGNIZE STEWART FOR COMMITMENT TO MOUNTAINTOP PROTECTION   Lindquist Environmental Appalachian Fellowship to honor  Senator with Annual Genesis Award this Tuesday   Knoxville, Tenn. – Tennessee State Senator Eric Stewart (D, 14) will accept the 2012 […]

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Senator Eric Stewart Honored

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by in Action Alerts

Lindquist Appalachian Environmental Fellowship Invites you to the presentation of The Genesis Award This year’s recipient is State Senator Eric Stewart Outspoken Champion of the Cumberland Mountains And Senate Sponsor of the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act. There will be a very brief presentation and An opportunity for attendees to thank Senator Stewart personally. 5:00 […]

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March 27, 2012

Posted on 28. Mar, 2012 by in Action Alerts

Dear Caretakers of Creation, Today, the Tennessee legislature decided to leave the mountains unprotected for yet another year. You asked them to protect the mountains, the sponsors presented them with that opportunity, and they ducked, again. They voted 6 to 4 to send the bill to summer study — legislative Siberia. Our sponsor, Mike McDonald […]

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March 26, 2012

Posted on 26. Mar, 2012 by in Action Alerts

And God saw every thing that He had made, and, behold, it was very good. Genesis 1:31 Dear Caretakers of Creation, On the weekend before the big House vote, and as the dogwoods and redbuds bloom around my East Tennessee mountain, “very good” is an understatement. I’ve been looking at the wooded ridge across from […]

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Action Alert – March 22, 2012

Posted on 22. Mar, 2012 by in Action Alerts

Dear Caretakers of Creation: You all are a political miracle. In calls, letters and e-mails, you told your representatives that you want them to support and pass the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act. Your action has gained the bill new supporters and made others reluctant to go on record against it. Thank you for that. […]

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Action Alert – March 19, 2012

Posted on 19. Mar, 2012 by in Action Alerts

Dear Caretakers of Creation, Thank you for your prayers and your diligent contacts to the Tennessee House and Senate on behalf of the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act. There can be no doubt that this issue is important to Tennesseans. Unfortunately, during this legislative session we’ve experienced various delays, some helpful, some not. The delays […]

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Action Alert – March 16, 2012

Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by in Action Alerts

The House Environment Sub Committee calendar is rescheduled from March 20 to March 27. If things go as presently scheduled, the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act, HB 291, will not be heard in the House Sub Committee before March 27. The floor vote in the Senate is scheduled for April 2nd. That puts our House […]

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