Posts Categorized: Church Earth Care Stories

Woodside Presbyterian Church Focuses Life on Environment

Church in Yardley, PA Works to Lower Impact on Environment Read about the green projects that Woodside Presbyterian Church has put on in the past year. This church, located in Yardley, Pennsylvania, has been working tirelessly since March 2010 to become a greener congregation. This Church Earth Care Story was submitted by Susan Sciarratta, a… Read more »

Minnesota Church Grows Greener Life

Roger Grussing, Pastor Emeritus and Chair of Energy Task Force, submitted this Church Earth Care Story on behalf of Crosslake Presbyterian Church in Crosslake, Minnesota. This church, like others around the nation, has created a greener environment in their community. If your church has done the same and would like to share it, please submit… Read more »

California Church Keeps Congregation Green

Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church in Truckee, California, has worked hard to keep their congregation green. This story was submitted by Edie Lott, Social Justice and Outreach Team Leader of Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church, as part of the Church Earth Care Stories. Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church is a church of both the Evangelical Lutheran Church in… Read more »

Environmental Ministries July Publishing of “Eco-Notes”

 Here is a copy of Eco-Notes, PC(USA) Environmental Ministries monthly e-newsletter. Ranging a wide variety of topics, Eco-Notes is a place for information on stewardship programs, conferences, and ways to get involved. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes each month! Share your Church Earth Care Stories with our summer intern This summer the Environmental Ministries and Child Advocacy offices are… Read more »

Stewardship Pledge for God’s Good Earth

Earlier this month Presbyterians gathered in Indianapolis for Big Tent.  There I had the opportunity to talk with many Presbyterians involved in earth care ministries.  Rev. Lou Snead, pastor at Faith Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas shared a resource with me that I wanted to pass along to other congregations that might be interested in… Read more »

A Community of Gardeners

One of our visits to explore the connections between faith and environmental stewardship took us to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Billings where David Kimball and Rev. Brent long spoke with us about the church’s community garden and took us on a tour of the half-acre garden.

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Franklin Tennessee’s First Pres Works to Better the Environment

Jim Mahurin, member of First Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tennessee, submitted this story as part of Environmental Ministries Church Earth Care Stories. First Pres has successfully reduced their CO2 emissions and continues to strive towards a greener church life. If you would like to share your church’s Earth Care stories, don’t hesitate to send it… Read more »

Collaborative Garden Project

Presbytery of Western North Carolina and Black Mountain Home for Children Growing Together Jane Laping, Stewardship of Creation Enabler for the Presbytery of Western North Carolina, sent the following information about the new garden project at the Black Mountain Home for Children.  Read weekly updates about the garden on the Earth Care blog.  Thanks to… Read more »

Church In Arizona Creates a Greener Congregation

Faith Presbyterian Church in Sun City, Arizona has been working tirelessly for 4 years on making their congregation greener. Ruth Mehl, chair of their Going Green Committee, submitted this story as part of the church earth care stories. Hopefully, this church will inspire others to make their congregation go green. Great interest in the environment… Read more »

Tennessee Church Tackles Environmental Issues with Community

First Presbyterian Church takes part in Community Recycling Event First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, TN joined forces with their community and other organizations to gather over 100,000 pounds of recyclable electronics. While raising awareness of how recycling can save the planet, the community of Jackson came together on April 30 to celebrate America Recycles Day…. Read more »