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219th Annual Council supports study of "Green Church" initiatives

1/25/2014

The 219th Annual Council of the Diocese adopted on January 25, 2014, a resolution calling on churches in the Diocese to study the Green Church initiatives of other denominations,  to implement measures to make their operations more environmentally benign, and to look to the Stewardship of Creation Committee for support in that effort.

The full text of the resolution as adopted reads as follows:

R4-s: Prayerfully consider the merits of “Green Church” initiatives
Adopted; text pending final review

Resolved, by the 219th Annual Council of the Diocese of Virginia, that Council recognize and recommend the use of the Stewardship of Creation Committee (SoCC) as an important resource for congregations seeking to make their operations environmentally benign, or more “green,” as well as less costly; and be it further

Resolved, that Council recommends that congregations study and prayerfully consider the “green church” initiatives recommended by SoCC, including resources from other denominations, and be it further

Resolved, that Council recommends that congregations implement appropriate affordable measures to make their operations more environmentally benignThe 219th Annual Council of the Diocese adopted on January 25, 2014, a resolution calling on churches in the Diocese to study the Green Church initiatives of other denominations, to undertaken measures to implement measures to make their operations more environmentally benign, and to look to the Stewardship of Creation Committee for support in that effort.

 

 


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