Think of all the offering dollars your church spends just to keep the building cool in the summer and hot in the winter! Certainly your congregation can use that money for better expenses, such as expanding mission and outreach! Now that summer’s here, it’s a good time to make your church energy efficient, and the […]
Whether it’s caulking drafty windows, replacing the old furnace, getting rid of the incandescent lighting, or installing low-flush toilets, your congregation sends an important message when it takes steps to be more environmentally friendly, says this article from Insights Into Religion. What can your church do? (Photo by Sun Dazed, used by Creative Commons license.)
Sign up now for a two-part webinar series that will teach you the 12 best energy conservation and efficiency steps for faith communities. On October 29 and November 5 from Noon – 1:00 p.m. ET, Learn how to cut 10% off energy bills without spending a dime. Can’t attend live? Register to receive links to watch later.
ELCA congregations and outdoor ministry sites are invited to participate in the Energy Stewards Initiative, a one- to two-year program to help lower their energy usage, which not only is good for the planet but it also frees up money for mission. Deadline is May 15. Check out the details at Lutherans Restoring Creation. (Photo […]
From articulating a Christian call and moral obligation to stewardship of creation to practical ways to move toward congregational energy efficiency and cost-savings, this 36 page downloadable resource produced by the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program is good reading. (Photo by Horia Varlan used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!)