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  • Spotlight on Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church

    Published August 27, 2014

     

    Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church in Louisville, KY is one of the PCUSA certified Earth Care Congregations which is now pursuing the dual certification with GreenFaith. Their enrollment into the GreenFaith sustainable congregation program both recertifies the congregation with PCUSA Earth Care Congregations and gives them room to grow through this interfaith program with new emphases.

     

     

     

    Earth Care team leader Bill Bowman, who has been involved in Presbyterian environmental circles for over a decade, says that GreenFaith gives the church new areas to try. Bowman explains that GreenFaith “will help us push our limits a bit. If we are going to ...

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  • Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church dedicates community-support solar system!

    Published August 26, 2014

    Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church dedicates largest community-supported solar system in West Virginia; Launches new model making solar possible for any community group in West Virginia

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    For Immediate Release

    Contact:          Dan Conant, Solar Holler                                          (802) 595-0338
                            Than Hitt, Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church  (304) 268-4886

    Shepherdstown, WV—In a first of its kind project, residents and businesses in this West Virginia small town have come together to do what was once out of reach—making solar power accessible for any church or non-profit in one of the most coal-dependent states in America.

    Tuesday morning, Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church members, project organizers ...

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  • Spotlight on Second Presbyterian Church (Little Rock, AR)

    Published August 26, 2014

    Second Presbyterian Church receives Faithful Green Friend award

     

    Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, AR has been ministering with special attention to God’s creation since the 80s. The first incarnation of their efforts was a group called SPEC (Second Presbyterian Environmental Council) and this group introduced recycling, stopped Styrofoam products at church coffee and meal times, and adopted two miles of highway to keep free from litter.

     

    After a period of rest and then feeling called to start up efforts again, the Environmental Stewardship Team at Second Presbyterian was born and expanded recycling to include paper, cardboard, plastics and ...

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