"Do unto the Earth as you would have it do unto you."
Our religions and spiritual philosophies teach us to care for the earth.
Join us in living out this Green Rule by greening our communities, helping our neighbours and healing our planet together.
When we think about the year 2050 and our climate goals of being carbon neutral in all of our activities, including operating our buildings, we often have this utopian vision of space age buildings. That vision is not what 2050 will look like; not even close.
by Lucy M. Cummings, ED 2013-2019
I have always been deeply humbled by the incredible people of faith and spirit across our network, most of whom are volunteers, who give so much of themselves to build green, resilient communities.
It’s impossible to choose, but a few of the greatest hits for me include the following projects:
Written by Dr. Ted Reeve, Executive Director 2000-2013.
Bill (left), Ted (right), circa 2000.
This idea of engaging interfaith groups in ethical or common good issues emerged from our cross-country travels in the late 1990s when Bill Phipps was Moderator of The United Church of Canada (UCC). Bill gave special attention to a national consultation on Faith and Economy and so we travelled from coast to coast (unfortunately, not to the third coast) holding town hall meetings on regional economic challenges and how faith communities were responding.