Becoming One of MCCN’s Green Patchwork Congregations

Philip J. Yoder, a seminary student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, VA, made a short video to introduce Mennonite Creation Care Network to his congregation. The video features an interview with Brian Martin Burkholder, who has been active in creation care at Community Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va., for many years. This is a great resource for anyone hoping to join our group of Green Patchwork congregations. Find it.

Greening Your Congregation: Going to the Next Level

By David Rhoads, Web of Creation website. This essay provides a grab-bag of thought-provoking questions for those who have already done the easy stuff and are now asking, “What’s next?” Find it.

Greening Your Church: Transformational Ministries

The Ecojustice Ministries website provides another vision of what the next level in caring for creation might look like. “Transformation deals with matters of identity and purpose that are deeper that behaviors and policies,” the page says. Practical suggestions and resources for moving a church toward an alternate vision of the good life follow. Find it.