EARTH SUNDAY II
Confronting the Urgency for Climate Action
November 17, 2019
9:30 - 10:30 Adult Forum, Geneva Hall
QUIET RIOT, “The Excitement of the Clean Energy Revolution.” As one reviewer wrote: Through riveting and hilarious entertainment, Quiet Riot reminds us of the stunning power we all have to take a stand and make a difference with our lives.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Worship in the Sanctuary
Minute for Mission with the Youth: “Fossil Fuels and the Climate Challenge.” Sermon with Tom Sweet Preaching
12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Luncheon in Fellowship Hall
Reservation Sheet in Church Bulletin, 10/27 and 11/3
12:45 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. Town Hall: Having Your Say on the Climate Challenge
An opportunity to bring your questions and comments so we can learn together why the climate challenge is the most critical issue facing the church and humanity today. Our panel will consist of Dr. Jim Jones, addressing health issues and the urgency of the climate crisis; Rachel Mark, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, addressing the climate fee proposal; Dr. John Dernbach, addressing what we can do to make a change. The panel will be moderated by Pastor Tom Sweet.
Market Square Awarded Designation as Earth Care Congregation
Under the leadership of Elizabeth Terry and the entire Environmental Action Team, Market Square Presbyterian Church received—two years in a row—the Earth Care Congregation certification on Earth Sundays, 2018 and 2019.
This designation is given by the Presbyterian Church (USA) in recognition of congregations that pledge to and work to reduce the impact on the environment.
Among the things that you may have noticed are eco-friendly items such as "real" coffee mugs. Or you may have seen the new three part trash receptacles—for paper, recyclables and trash
Other efforts are on-going--using more eco-friendly lighting. Making the energy use to heat and cool the church less energy consuming.
Congratulations to all who helped educate our church on this most critical issue.