Earth Care Ministry
MISSION OF EARTH CARE MINISTRY
To respond to the PCUSA General Assembly’s “Call to Restore Creation,” by becoming a certified Earth Care Congregation, inspiring our members and colleagues to become careful stewards working to restore
balance and sustainability to the Earth for the preservation of all life forms and forfeiture generations
GOALS OF EARTH CARE MINISTRY
- Carrying on the long Presbyterian tradition of Earth care and reawakening the creation-centered spirituality tradition of our Celtic ancestors, recognizing the Earth as sacred, drawing on the wisdom of other faith traditions, and recognizing ourselves as interconnected with all Creation;
- Providing educational opportunities, relying on scientific research to understand the damage and threats to the Earth and providing resources and avenues for reimagining active participation in the healing process;
- Working toward making our church facilities and our homes and our communities environmentally sound and energy efficient;
- Advocating for change through public policy and programs and coordinating with established organizations protecting the environment and with those promoting peace and eco-justice for all people;
- Exploring and cherishing the world around us with wonder and gratitude.
Earth Care Recycling Center
Bring in your clean aluminum cans, small electronics, kids clothing, travel size toiletries, and books for donations. The collection center is in the Small Dining Room.