Making A New Creation Through Composting
*Adapted from Chapel of the Cross newsletter
“If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!” 2 Corinthians 5:17
Composting can seem like a big step to take ...
When it comes to creation care, one of the best ways to become inspired to be better stewards of our home is to connect with nature. When coupled with our faith, the realization of the gifts all around us become deeply rooted and impossible to ig...
Becoming Deeper Green Churches
“A deeper green makes the spiritual connections between what is happening with the natural eco-systems and what is happening within the church itself. A deeper green makes clear the connections between creation care, church life, and God’s p...
Disciple: Food, Faith and Community in a Pandemic
The Friendship Table and Good News Garden at St. Mary’s, High Point, feed body and soul
When St. Mary’s, High Point, conceived of launching an intentional community program for young adults at the intersection of food and faith, the ch...
Disciple: Going Solar for Mission
How three diocesan churches are saving the environment and serving their communities
The cost savings are significant, but ultimately, St. Andrew’s, Greensboro, viewed installing solar panels on the church as an act of mission, a way...
Disciple: The Edible Landscape
Christ the King, Charlotte, is transforming its property to feed neighbors body and soul
If asked to identify a defining characteristic of Chapel of Christ the King, Charlotte, many would readily say “community.” Not just in th...
Good Shepherd, Rocky Mount, Grows Day School Garden
Lots of things grow at the Good Shepherd Day School in Rocky Mount: imagination, knowledge, children, love and even radishes. The Day School, which has stayed open throughout the pandemic, has planted a garden for which the children and staff hav...
Nature and Grace in a Time of Coronavirus
I am writing this in the middle of Holy Week. It is a time when our churches are usually bustling with Holy Week activities, and we are concluding our Lenten journeys of penance and reflection, engaging in the ritual orientation of our liturgical...