green congregation

FPCe strives to: 

 • Build a connection between spiritual practice and environmental consciousness which affirms Earth as sacred and celebrates our relationship to the whole. 

• Educate ourselves, our congregation and our community about environmental issues and injustices.

 • Consider our impact on the environment when we plan and pursue any activity in the life of our church and our personal lives. 

• Transform our habits and practices to achieve a just, sustainable and equitable future for all. Serve as an example of Earth-friendly practices for our community.  

We are a proud affiliate of the Green Interfaith Network, Inc. Click the HERE to visit the GINI website.


Earth911.com is host of the largest and most accurate recycling directory. Search by item and zip code to find out where to take hard-to-recycle items. 


Kitchen Use Guidelines First Presbyterian Church has a Green Congregation Covenant and we encourage: Using dinnerware and tableware provided in the kitchen. (We avoid using styrofoam, disposable paper and plastic ware). Using pitchers of water and glasses, rather than individual bottles of water. Using recyclable heavy paper take-out boxes. Sorting recyclable plastic marked 1(PETE), 2(HDPE) and 5, glass, aluminum, paper and cardboard into the labeled bins. All items must be free of food or beverage residue. Using environmentally friendly cleaning, paper, plastic and aluminum kitchen products Using cloth towels and napkins whenever possible. Running dishwasher only when full. Turning off all lights when leaving.

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