About this blog: Discussing religion, spirituality and values. About the writers: Amy Umble is the religion reporter for The Free Lance-Star. Janet Marshall is the religion editor for The Free Lance-Star.
The first day of Advent is this Sunday and Hannukah starts at sundown Tuesday night. Some hope both holidays will remind people to take better care of the earth. The Georgia Institute of Power and Light has put out an Advent study guide and a Hannukah study guide. Both include religious light bulb jokes–who knew they even existed? Also, the Sholom Center in Philadelphia has tips for celebrating a green Hannukah.