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July - Climate Change and Mitigation in Uruguay

This is the fourth in our series of short films and worship resources focusing on climate justice from around the world.

Short Film

  • Learn about the changes in temperature and rainfall patterns in Uruguay.
  • Listen to the fishermen and fisherwomen’s stories about how their livelihoods are affected by the ocean warming due to climate change.
  • Learn about agroecology and organic gardens and why they are so important for climate change mitigation.  
  • Listen to the hopes of young people in Uruguay for the future of the planet.

Worship Resources

  • Discuss the content of the short film with some discussion questions.
  • Reflect on the water cycle and the profit cycle through an ecoreflection written by an ecotheology group.
  • Listen to a song about the need to care for creation written and sung by Uruguayan Methodists.
  • Read prayers for creation written by youths from the Methodist Church in Uruguay.
  • Worship with hymns and songs from Uruguay and Latin America.

(Download the resources here)