IEN’s mission: to inspire and assist Austin’s religious communities to lead the effort to care for the earth and to transform ways of life that cause climate change.
Providing experiences to allow the community to enjoy, understand, and appreciate creation. (.e.g. nature hikes, canoeing)
Satisfying environmental needs of the community, especially the underserved. (e.g. creek clean up, gardening)
Creating and sharing information and experiences on the theology, ecology, and actions of becoming better environmental stewards. (e.g. speakers, newsletters)
Sharing the faith communities’ perspectives on environmental concerns with public officials. (e.g. city departments, state legislators)