Stories about Earth Care Congregations

This page is a collection of stories that have been published  on this blog about our PC(USA) certified Earth Care Congregations and other earth-caring congregations.

If your congregation would like to become an Earth Care Congregation, we have a helpful guide here.

2016 stories from our blog: Earth Care Congregations celebrating Earth Day

Kirk of Kildaire, Cary, N.C.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE

First Presbyterian Church, Henderson, Texas

Trinity Presbyterian Church, McKinney, Texas 

April 2015 stories by Presbyterian News Service

Earth Care Congregations and Earth Day background

Flagstaff Federated Community Church, solar project

First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, interfaith climate organizing

2014 stories- 5th year anniversary congregations (churches that were first certified with PC(USA) in 2009)

More Stories of Presbyterian Congregations Caring for Creation

Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church’s solar project

Trinity Presbyterian in Santa Cruz Installs Solar

Green Living Practicum at Trinity Presbyterian Church in McKinney, TX

FPC Athens OH Named Top House of Worship Finisher in EPA’s ENERGY STAR® National Building Competition

Disappearing Wetland Communities and a Church Calling for Change (First Presbyterian Church of Bayou Blue)

Celebrating Presbyterian Winners of the Cool Congregations Competition with Interfaith Power and Light!

Hillsborough Presbyterian Church (NC) Becomes Certified

Montreat Presbyterian Church Goes to National Climatic Data Center

Nashua Presbyterian Church, “the Church in the Woods”

Village Presbyterian Lenten Water Campaign

Earth Care Congregation North Presbyterian Church (Williamsburg, NC) Saves through Solar

Montevallo (AL) Presbyterian Church Saves Energy and is even an EPA Energy Star Congregation

Solar Panels at Second Presbyterian Church (Kansas City, MO)

First Presbyterian of Henderson, TX Awarded for its “Go Green!” efforts

White Plains Presbyterian Church is a new Earth Care/GreenFaith Congregation!

Geneva Presbyterian Church leads 12-week Adult Study on “Serve God, Save the Planet”

Elizabethtown, KY First Presbyterian learns about Bluegrass Pipeline, Collaborates County-Wide, and offers Trail to enjoy God’s earth

Crosslake Presbyterian Does Renewable Power and Energy Efficiency

McGregor Presbyterian Church (SC): Learning Garden

First Presbyterian Church of Urbana Gets Out Into God’s Creation

First Presbyterian (Oak Ridge, TN) cares for God’s creation

World Communion Sunday for all Creation (Parraquia San Jose, Wisconsin)

Saint Mark’s “Alternate Transportation Sunday” (Earth Care Congregation)

Church of the Pilgrims’ “Food and Faith” season starting off with focus on compost, soil, and communion

Swarthmore Presbyterian Church Bikes to Church!

Hunter Presbyterian (Lexington, KY): Children Take the Lead!

Palo Alto First Presbyterian Church, Earth Day Worship

Wonderful Slideshow from Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church!

Earth Care Congregation Saint James stands with Lummi Nation

Towson Presbyterian Church (intergenerational garden, recycling, composting, and more!)