Waste reduction initiatives:
Connecting with nature:
Many congregations today support Earth Day during a worship service in the month of April. For example, each year at Lake Park Lutheran Church Pastor David Dragseth requests that church members send a photo of an outdoor scene they experienced in the past year, and then he incorporates these photos into a
power point presentation. This is shown during a service along with live music before the sermon. One year he added poetry readings recited by church members.
Listed below are some additional suggestions for celebrating Earth Day:
The first Earth Day celebration took place on April 22, 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin felt that politicians were ignoring environmental degradation and urged nationwide demonstrations that day to create awareness of this problem. Earth Day was a huge success, and later that year the Environmental Protection Agency was formed to improve air and water quality in the United States.
Here are a few websites with some great tips on how to start your own team!
Here are a few websites addressing food, faith and our environment.
Help keep 1.69 million tons of materials out of Wisconsin landfills annually.
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March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2020
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