Congregations are eligible if they finished an energy efficiency, renewable energy, or grounds and water conservation project this year, or have engaged with the community in response to global warming. There is also a planning category for those that have recently finished an energy audit and developed plans for improvements.
Courtney Shea, a TIPL Steering Committee member, has submitted comments in behalf of TIPL on TVA’s plans to drastically reduce its requirements to prepare environmental assessments on its projects. You can read these comments here.
During the 1960s when church membership became involved in civil rights activities in Chattanooga, a fire bomb was set in the Sunday School building and then the main building was fire-bombed. An upright piano in the present church still bears the marks of the fire.
TIPL welcomes the historic Chattanooga Universalist Church as a faith group partner.
A Sacred Calling: Faith Communities Caring for Our Earth.
Sat., October 14 2017
West End United Methodist Church
The keynote address by Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of GreenFaith, an international interfaith environmental organization.