Posts Categorized: Church Earth Care Stories

Spotlight on Trinity Presbyterian Church (East Brunswick, NJ)

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations! Garden dedication (photo credit: Alex Mendez, Home News Tribune) Trinity Presbyterian Church in East Brunswick, NJ has about 350 members, is located about 45 minutes from New York City, and integrates care for all God’s earth into all facets of their ministry. When the church was brainstorming… Read more »

Spotlight on Montevallo Presbyterian Church (Montevallo, AL)

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations! Functional art (bike rack) at Montevallo Presbyterian Church   Montevallo Presbyterian Church is a small congregation in Montevallo, AL with a building from 1902. It sits in a university town and does great ministry for all God’s creation. The Green Team at Montevallo has active committee involvement… Read more »

Spotlight on The Church of Reconciliation

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations! A Devotion in Motion, “The Life-Giving Water” by Abby Kameny, Magdalen Davidson, Allison Davidson   Drawing members from around the Triangle region of North Carolina, The Church of Reconciliation in Chapel Hill’s Earth Care Committee deepens the faith life of its members and engages in a multitude… Read more »

Spotlight on First Presbyterian Church of Howard County

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations! “Our faith tradition teaches us that the earth and all creation are God’s, and that God calls us to be careful, humble stewards of this earth, to protect and restore it for it’s own sake, and for the future use and enjoyment of the human family, ”… Read more »

Spotlight on St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (Kilmarnock, VA)

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations!   In rural Virginia, a nearly 30 year old church with around 230 members, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Kilmarnock, VA, enters its 5th year of being certified by the PCUSA Earth Care Congregation programs. Starting a number of creation care efforts before the certification program was… Read more »

Spotlight on First Presbyterian Church of Cottage Grove

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations!   FPC Cottage Grove encourages getting to church in many different ways!   Before connecting with the Presbyterian Earth Care Congregations Certification Program, the Earth and Social Justice Commission at First Presbyterian Church of Cottage Grove was already involved in conservation projects.   Alison Center, a member… Read more »

Spotlight on St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (Tucker, GA)

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations! St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (Tucker, GA) font and sanctuary   Nearly a decade ago, individual members at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church separately approached their pastor to share that they had a special passion and concern in caring for God’s creation. The pastor helped these members to come… Read more »

Spotlight on Light Street Presbyterian Church

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations!   Curtis Brown, the coordinator of the Earth Care team at Light Street Presbyterian Church, has been helping out for 15 years with the brainstorming and physical aspect of creation care projects, whether it’s gardening, moving things around, or changing lightbulbs. More recently though, as he’s become… Read more »

Spotlight on Knox North Como Presbyterian Church

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations! children’s time on earth care at North Como Knox Presbyterian Church   North Como Presbyterian Church, Roseville, MN (now merging with Knox Presbyterian Church) has been an Earth Care Congregation since the beginning of the certification program in 2010. Starting their activities even prior to that, they… Read more »

Spotlight on Maryland Presbyterian Church

Celebrating 5th Year PCUSA Certified Earth Care Congregations!   Maryland Presbyterian Church, situated in several acres of wooded real estate in Towson, MD, has been working on caring for God’s creation for over a decade. Among the first few churches that started as a pilot project of PCUSA Earth Care Congregations, church members at Maryland… Read more »