News

Riverkeeper Spotlight: Care of Creation

Education, Sound Rivers

Posted on March 31st, 2022

Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell paid a visit to St. James Episcopal Church in Belhaven last week as part of the church’s Care of Creation covenant, “a commitment to practice loving formation, liberating advocacy and life-giving conversation as individuals, congregations, ministries and dioceses.”

Invited for dinner and the program, Jill spoke about her work as Riverkeeper and the mission of Sound Rivers.

“I talked about generally the state of the river, what Sound Rivers does to address those pollution issues, focusing on things that specifically affect their area, and what people can do to either engage with Sound Rivers to protect their waterways or what they can do themselves, on their own,” she said.

Part of the Care of Creation covenant includes promoting environmental justice, advocating for marginalized, vulnerable peoples, and seeking the liberation and flourishing of all people.

Learn more about Care of Creation here.

Related News

Sound Rivers working with county on Slocum Creek pollution fix June 13th 2024
NCDEQ verifies Moriah Energy Center sediment pollution June 13th 2024
1 trap, 1 hour, 94 pounds of trash June 13th 2024
Boat day leads to potential algal bloom June 13th 2024
Planning commission member resigns, citing Durham’s deep dysfunction June 13th 2024
3 kayaks donated to Sound Rivers June 13th 2024