Event Opportunity Creation Care Training Begins on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17 th at 7 pm. The Ecofaith Network Accompaniment Outreach Team invites you to Creation Care Training with six zoom-based gatherings to engage you and your congregation in God’s call to be stewards of the earth for the sake of the whole creation.
If you have any questions or want to register, please email John Sippola at email@example.com.
Planting the Seeds: Getting Started Meet with a few interested people to generate energy for first steps. Celebrate what you are already doing to care for the Earth. Promote your vision as a congregation that cares for creation. Encourage attendance at the annualEcoFaith Summit. Consider a creation care project. Seek out community leaders working on eco-justice and partner with them. Subscribe to the Green Blades Rising Newsletter for more ideas. Watch for NE MN Synod creation care support opportunities. Get council and pastoral support.
Growing the Seeds of Creation Care in Your Congregation You might... ShareGreen Tips in bulletins, Facebook, newsletter, and website Plant milkweed for Monarchs Compost your coffee grounds and vegetable scraps Convert your lawn to pollinator plants Develop a community garden or orchard Install LED lighting Conduct an energy audit Replace Styrofoam with paper or reusable dishes Discuss an EcoFaith related book (see our growing list!) Replace paper napkins with cloth napkins Hold a forum on an EcoFaith related topic Host a community Harvest Meal Make EcoFaith part of your personal or congregational budget ....................................................................... Include a blessing of the seeds, soil, and water each spring Celebrate the Season of Creation in worship Use washable communion cups