Earth Care Seal
Central Presbyterian Church is Certified as a national PC(U.S.A.) Earth Care Congregation
The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. — Psalm 24:1.
July 23, 2014–Central Presbyterian Church was certified as an Earth Care Congregation by Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Environmental Ministries through June 2015. This honor speaks to the great commitment that Central Presbyterian Church has to caring for God’s earth.
To become an Earth Care Congregation, this congregation affirmed the Earth Care Pledge to integrate environmental practices and thinking into all facets of its church life and completed projects and activities in the fields of worship, education, facilities, and outreach.
The Earth Care Congregation certification is designed to recognize churches that make the commitment to take seriously God’s charge to “till and keep” the garden.
“It is exciting that Central Presbyterian Church is dedicated to intentional care of, and action for, God’s earth. The congregation’s activities and commitment will inspire others to answer God’s call to care for the earth,” says Rebecca Barnes, Associate for Environmental Ministries for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The Earth Care Congregations program was started in 2010 by PC(U.S.A) Environmental Ministries. The goal of the program is to inspire churches to care for God’s earth in a holistic way, through integrating earth care into all of their church life. The Earth Care Congregation certification honors churches that make that commitment and encourages others to follow their example.
For more information about Central Presbyterian Church’s earth care program contact Patty Dickerson at 972-217-5956 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Earth Care Congregations program go to www.pcusa.org/earth-care-congregations.