Green Teams 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.