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Upcoming Events
APR

23

SUN
Traditional Worship
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Fellowship
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Kids Church @ 11:00AM
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
APR

24

MON
Quilters Group
9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Soup Kettle
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Barbershoppers Practice
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Green Teams Recent Work

GREEN TEAM'S RECENT WORK

  • All UMW meetings are low- or no-waste events
  • Provides fair trade coffee and recyclable eco-cups for after-worship coffee fellowship time
  • Advocates for environmentally supportive legislation and policies
  • Hosts annual Earth Day observance with clean-up and prayer event at FUMC
  • Established a Green Bag Ministry to encourage the use of reusable shopping bags; Green Team members sew and sell bags made of scrap fabric.
  • Offered a small group Bible study to learn about the climate crisis.
  • Hosted a talk by Bishop Sally Dyck on her book "Faith, Science, and the Message of Jesus"
  • Purchased fair trade Eco-Palms for Palm Sunday worship
  • Contributes to the UMW Global Climate Fund
  • Attended the People's Climate March in New York and Elgin

 

 

Women wishing to join the Green Team should
contact either Jane Duffy or Jill Johnston.