Sustainable House of Worship Workshops
Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8:30 AM

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1350 Pleasant Street
Brockton, MA 02301-2840

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Maryanne Schoonover

 From Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light

Leading by example can be a powerful part of our moral responsibility to care for creation. By reducing the carbon footprints at our houses of worship we also lower energy bills. Participants will learn what to do about:

•    Electricity — How to recognize the major energy hogs — and what to do about them.
•    Solar Power — Is solar an option for your congregation?
•    Heat & Air Conditioning — Is it time for an upgrade?
•    Building Envelope — How to make your congregation more comfortable & save money.
•    Behavior — How simple actions can reduce your energy bill and carbon footprint by 10% or more.

Clergy, lay leaders, building & creation care committee members encouraged to attend; two people per house of worship recommended.  Light refreshments will be served. Fee: $20/person — more if you can, less if you can’t — online thru PayPal, or in person by check.

A single workshop offered on alternative dates and locations:

Saturday, September 29 ~ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Christ Congregational Church Brockton
1350 Pleasant Street, Brockton, MA 
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Sponsored by The Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ
Sunday, October 14, 2018  ~ 1:30 – 5:30 pm
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church
435 Central Street, Acton, MA  
Register in advance  
Underwritten by the United Methodist Foundation of New England Ministry

Saturday, November 3, 2018 ~ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
South Church, Amherst Kenseth Room
1066 South East Street, Amherst, MA 01002

Contact Vince Marventano to register: 
Sponsored by the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ

For more information, contact Mary Anne Schoonover at or 617-244-0755; or Vince Maraventano at or 617-244-0755.