Emmaus Lutheran Church
Racine, Wisconsin
contact: Ruth Copeland (racopeland@core.com)

Some activities of the Green Team include:

  • Met and planned with other Green Congregations in Racine
  • Planned a "Season of Creation" worship series for the fall of 2005
  • Designed and sold canvas bags to encourage the use of re-usable materials
  • Expanded Emmaus' recycling program: collecting aluminum cans and placing recycling containers throughout the building
  • Promoted a "adopt a plot" which encourages members to take responsibility of a particular area around the church
  • Showed the video Affluenza
  • Began using glass and plastic instead of paper and Styrofoam at felloship events
  • Had the local power company conduct an energy audit
  • Sold energy efficient light bulbs to members
  • Hosted an Eco-Fair at church
  • Offered ideas for simplifying our lives
  • Began replacing light bulbs in the church with energy efficient bulbs

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