Green Team

Green Team

As a "Creation Care Covenant" and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake, "Partner Congregation," we acknowledge our responsibility, and pledge to care for Mother Earth and every living thing in God’s wonderful creation.

As a "Creation Care Covenant Congregation*" Faith is committed to planning and implementing changes that decrease our impact on Mother Earth. We find guidance and direction in the following:

(1993) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)'s Social Statement: "Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope and Justice (EN) (ESP)

(2000) Earth Charter

(2019) Faith signed Lutheran's Restoring Creation (LRC)'s Covenant to Care for Creation

(2019) ELCA Churchwide assembly's endorsement of the Earth Charter

(2020) DE-MD Synod Resolution 2020-1: On Ecological Justice

(2020) Bishop Bill Gohl's video on the Ecological Justice resolution

(2021) Faith signed Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC) Pledge

(2021) Lutherans Embracing the Earth Charter website launched

(2021) Plant-A-Tree campaign launched

(2021) Tree "Plant-A-Thon" & "Blessing of 12 Trees" - 2 & 3 October 2021 - watch video here

(2022) Earth Sunday & plant give-away - watch video here

(2022) DE-MD Synod Resolution 2022-4: Socially Responsible Investing

(2022) "Is Your Bank Funding the Climate Crisis?" - watch video here

* a sample covenant and resources for starting your own team, are here