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Green Sanctuary Green Tip of the Month – May 2021

What is Regenerative Gardening?

Regenerative gardening is a microcosm of regenerative farming, a practice that embraces and supports our deep relationship to the earth. Growing practices involve keeping the soil covered, no tilling, encouraging biodiversity, using compost, avoiding the use of chemicals, and creating fertility. Regenerative … read more.

First Parish – Practicing “Social Distancing”

Dear friends,

Rev. Paul and your Parish Committee have determined that the best way to protect all of us in our community is to begin practicing “social distancing.”  Our decision puts us in line with most other congregations, schools, sports teams – and almost every aspect … read more.

GREEN SANCTUARY COMMITTEE’S GREEN TIP OF THE MONTH

If every home in the U.S. replaced just one 12 pack of 300-sheet virgin fiber bathroom tissue with 100% recycled product we could save:
1,900,000 trees
690 million gallons of water and
4.4 million cubic feet of landfill space.

Soul Collage

During a One Room Schoolhouse in late January, all ages gathered together to experience Soul Collage. The children and youth looked through a wide assortment of magazine images and chose ones which spoke to them. From there, the individuals worked on their … read more.

Mystery Baking

Connecting with the church’s December theme of “Mystery,” the entire group of children and youth worked together with A.J. Derby and Louella Mann to see what would happen when heavy cream was poured into a mason jar and shaken by all members of the group. … read more.

Studying White Supremacy

We will be continuing this series in January by reading White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo together. We will meet after coffee hour for discussions on January 6th (through Chapter 5, which ends on p. … read more.