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Welcome!

Welcome!

I grew up in the mountains of Western North Carolina, surrounded by beauty, all the time. So much beauty that I took for granted – didn’t everyone live with magnificent, awe-inspiring views out their bedroom window? I also grew up in the Episcopal Church, shaped […]

February- Moving To A Plant Rich Diet

February- Moving To A Plant Rich Diet

”Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed and it. And it was so.” Genesis 1: 11 February’s ACTION is MOVING TO A PLANT RICH DIET . Commit to one Action each […]

20 Ways to Start Being a Zero Waste Church

20 Ways to Start Being a Zero Waste Church

Here are 20 action items to start taking your church towards zero waste. What is something you could do today? Get a team together; you can’t do this alone! Someone familiar with the church kitchen is essential as most of your waste will be generated from […]

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10 With a heavy heart we share the news that one of […]

Benefits of Community Gardens

Benefits of Community Gardens

By: Lucy Bradley and Keith Baldwin, NC State University and NC A &T State University, Cooperative Extension In addition to providing fresh fruits and vegetables, a garden can also be a tool for promoting physical and emotional health, connecting with nature, teaching life skills, and […]

Community-Funded Solar Installation

Community-Funded Solar Installation

By Gary K. Smith and Community United Church of Christ Justice in a Changing Climate Task Force.  In October of 2015 Community United Church of Christ (CUCC), 814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, installed 28 SunPower 327 watt Crystalline PV Modules.  The installation of this 9.2 kW […]

Restoring God’s Earth: The Nativity Solar Project

Restoring God’s Earth: The Nativity Solar Project

By: Carl Sigel “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God – what is good and acceptable and perfect.” (Romans 12:2) For the past several years, […]