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The Green Congregation Program

Task Descriptions for the Congregation

Initiating group:

Takes Green Congregation plan to the council

With a willingness to follow through and establish Green Team.

Contact Person:

Green Team leader as Congregational liaison to the Green Congregation Program.

Church Council:

Authorizes the Green Team to proceed and provides support.

Approves the Green Congregation Mission statement.

Green Team:

Gives information to whole congregation.

Develops an action plan.

Brings ideas and resources to the appropriate committees/people for action.

Follows through on action plans.

Assesses the results.

Standing Committees of the Congregation:

Participates in suggesting projects for Greening the Congregation

Where feasible, adopts plans recommended by the Green Team.

Pastor(s)/ lay professionals

Support the Green Team and the Green Congregation Program.

Give general guidance to plans and programs.

Carry out plans that relate to pastoral functions, such as worship or education.

Office and maintenance staff.

Support the Green Team and the Green Congregation Program.

Work with the Green Team to suggest and carry out green projects.

Whole congregation:

Embrace the Green Congregation Program.

Carry out plans and projects as appropriate at church, such as recycling.

Embrace care for creation as appropriate at home and work.

The Green Congregation Program/ Web of Creation: www.webofcreation.org

Provide training and consultation for the process.

Provide resource materials.

Upon request, provide certification for Green Congregations.


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