Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd — only nine days away! Honor God’s creation as we turn our focus toward our fragile island home on that day and the days surrounding it by doing something special to celebrate the earth. Here are some events and activities for you to consider participating in — or look for events in your own local area.
Screenings of the film Youth v Gov around the diocese:
- Youth Gathering at Church of the Epiphany, Tempe — Friday, April 22nd, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
- Youth Gathering at Grace St. Paul’s, Tucson — Friday, April 22nd, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
- Church of the Epiphany, Flagstaff — Sunday, May 1st, 2:30 pm
- Diocesan screening via Zoom (Registration required, CLICK HERE to register) — Saturday, April 23rd, 5:00 pm
In Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun:
- Earth Day Cleanup @ Papago Park — Friday, April 22nd, 10 am – 2 pm
- Earth Day Lower Salt River Cleanup — Friday, April 22nd, 9 am – 12 pm
- Earth Day Cleanup — South Mountain — Friday, April 22nd, 5:30 pm – 7 pm
- Earth Day Cleanup — NE Phoenix (near Tatum & Pinnacle Peak) — Saturday, April 23rd, 9 am -11 am
- Riparian Earth Day Cleanup — Riparian Preserve @ Water Ranch, Gilbert — Saturday, April 23rd, 8 am – 11 am
- Fight for Our Future: Rally for Climate, Care, Jobs and Justice — Arizona State Capital — Saturday, April 23rd, 3 pm – 6 pm (registration requested)
- Cleanup at Jesse Owens Park with the St. Matthew Park Clean-up Care Apostles — Friday, April 22nd, 10 am – 11 am — to participate, contact Fr. Rick Wilson at 520 298-9782 extension 7003, or at 520 203-4703, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Climate Change Forum, “Climate Resilience of Our Energy, Food and Ecosystem” and “The Fate of Our Water Supply in the Southwest” — St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Tucson — Saturday, April 30th, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
- Tucson Earth Day 2022 — Children’s Museum Tucson — Saturday, April 23rd, 9 am – 1 pm
- Cleanup with the Church of the Epiphany Community Clean-up Crew — Saturday, April 16, 10 am — meet in the Outback Steakhouse parking lot, 2600 E. Lucky Lane.
- Earth Day Celebration and Cleanup at Bushmaster Park — Saturday, April 23rd, 9 am – 2 pm