by David Lapp Jost To paraphrase the old proverb about fishing, “put solar on the roof of your house, and you make part of your…Read more
Congregations Send Tree Bouquets, Recycle Electronics and Dig into Soil Science Here are a few things moving in our network: Participants at Ambler Mennonite Church,…Read more
Mennonite Creation Care Network’s Pam De Young Net Zero Energy Fund will assist two congregations planning to install solar panels in 2019. Millersburg Mennonite Church,…Read more
Most congregations waste about 30% of the energy they pay for. What could your congregation do with funds equivalent to 30 percent of your annual energy bill? Mennonite Central Committee is hosting the event.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