Creation Care for Churches
Welcome to Southwestern College's
Creation Care for Churches website.
The Primary Goal
The primary goal of this website is to guide local congregations and to help them review a wide variety of congregational activities and practices to accomplish the following goals:
1) Maximize finances for ministry.
2) Utilize resources in a way that is
sustainable for generations to come.
3) Provide sustainability education for its
members and their community.
Cal Dewitt discusses lessons from Ezekiel in "Behold the Earth,"
a documentary directed by David Conover. Find out more at www.beholdtheearth.com
Click Participating Churches on the navigation toolbar for more information about how to become a participating church.
Builders in service
Southwestern College students involved in one of the three service learning programs are available to conduct an "Creation Care Consultation" for participating "Creation Care" churches.
SC's three service learning programs are:
The Regeneration Project
This is a great site for congregations who are just starting down the road of sustainability. The Regeneration Project is a campaign organized by Interfaith Power and Light.
Check it out for resources and information.
Make sure you visit Interfaith Power and Light's
Congregation Carbon Foot Print Calculator
Before beginning the Congregation Carbon Foot Print Calculator take some time to find the answers to the following questionnaire-- this will make it much easier to input the information while online.