As recently as 2009, all of the waste generated by the thousands of guests at the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale, Goshen, Ind., went into the…Read more
When we hope and imagine, we can act.
Do you have a story to tell that imagines the future as a good place? Through a foundation that funds its members’ projects, Salford Mennonite…Read more
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville, Vt., held a workday in early October to create some native plantings around their church building. Principles from permaculture and…Read more
By Ruth Johnston When we bought our house in south Minneapolis 12 years ago, it had everything I wanted except sun for gardening. There was…Read more
Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light Features Mennonite Solar Efforts
Trisha Tull, the director of Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light (HIPL) focused on Mennonites in the organization’s September newsletter. Her article mentions Kern Road Mennonite Church, South Bend, Ind., Benton Mennonite Church, Benton, Ind., Assembly Mennonite Church, Eighth Street Mennonite Church, and Waterford Mennonite Church, all of Goshen, Ind. Each congregation has installed solar panels and/or worked at energy conservation. The article relates these creation care efforts to Mennonites’ historic faith commitments.
Lest you think Mennonites are the greenest, holiest people in all of Indiana, also read HIPL’s uplifting features on other faith groups: Muslim…Quaker...Unitarian-Universalist…Jewish… Disciples of Christ…Presbyterian.
For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.Colossians 1:19 - 20