UUCR is a Certified Green Sanctuary Congregation.
For many Unitarian Universalists, the relationship with the Earth is a core spiritual element. The Green Sanctuary Committee at UUCR works to incorporate the commitment to sustainable living into the activities and actions of UUCR and the community.
Green Sanctuary Committee Members: Bob Anthony, Beverly Bugos, Laurie Dodd, Susan Forth, Erik Landberg, Peter Lubitz (Committee Chair), Annie Simpson & John Wilson.
UUCR will act in harmony with the earth through practicing a sustainable lifestyle including energy conservation, and will seek environmental justice in our community.
Our purpose is to implement our vision through demonstrable actions in the following areas:
- Worship and celebration
- Religious education
- Environmental justice
- Sustainable living
- Energy conservation
- Community outreach
- Appreciation for nature
To Learn More
Contact: Peter Lubitz, Green Sanctuary Committee Chair
UUA Green Sanctuary Program
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