Congregations go green

Photo: Michael Balinskas

Bethany Lutheran in Cromwell, Conn., installed a ground-based solar panel array that on sunny days meets 100% of the congregation’s energy needs.

From West Coast to East Coast, ELCA congregations are establishing green ministries and making changes to reduce their carbon footprints and become better stewards of God’s creation. These efforts, many of them lay-led, range in complexity and are designed to make buildings and activities more environmentally friendly. There have also been unexpected benefits—in one case […]

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