Take Faithful Action For New Clean Energy Legislation
Illinois has an unprecedented opportunity to take care of the Earth for future generations! SB 1485 / HB 2607 would dramatically transform Illinois’ energy landscape: increasing renewable energy to 35% by 2030, increasing energy efficiency so that we can get 20% reductions in energy use by 2025, and creating more than 32,000 jobs annually in clean energy industries. Learn more and send a message to your Representative and Senator today to ask them to be a clean energy champion and support this new bill!
Faith in Place is Hiring in Southeastern IL!
Faith in Place is now hiring for two positions in southeastern Illinois to promote environmental stewardship through behavior change at home and in the congregational setting. This organizer will work with members of religious congregations to implement strategies for saving energy and money, provide awareness of new technologies associated with the “smart grid,” and promote other Faith in Place programs. View a PDF of the full job description here.
Feb 22 Winter Farmers Market in the News!
A Chicago Tribune article from the Faith and Charity Column features the upcoming Winter Farmers Market at North Shore Unitarian Church on Sunday, February 22 from 9am to 1pm! Read more about what will be available at the market, and how the Winter Farmers Market program fits in with Faith in Place's mission.
10 Tips For Your Green Team
At Faith in Place, we encourage our partner congregations to start Green Teams as the most impactful way to implement programs to take care of our Earth. Need inspiration for your faith community's green team? Check out our 10 Tips For Your Green Team!
Winter Farmers Markets in the News!
A Park Ridge Bugle article announced the Winter Farmers Market that was held at St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Saturday, January 24th from 9am to 1pm!
Sat. Feb. 28 - Nature Outing to Kickapoo Woods (11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) details
Sun. Mar. 1 - Faithful Citizen Workshop - Urbana (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) details
Sat. Mar. 7 - Celebrate Mother Carr's Farm! (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) details
Sat. Mar. 21 - Spring Nature Outing to Maple Festival (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.) details
Sun. Mar. 22 - Faithful Citizen Workshop - Oak Park (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) details
Wed. Mar. 25 - Engaging Faith in Place - Champaign (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.) details
Sat. Apr. 11 - Climate Change 411 Conference (9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ) details
Sat. Apr. 18 - EarthCare Expo (2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.) details
Wed. Apr. 22 - Climate Rally on Earth Day - Springfield, IL (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) details
Sat. Feb. 28 - Winter Farmers Market - Beverly, Chicago (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) details
Tue. Mar. 3 - How to Help Monarchs Presentation (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.) details
Fri. Mar. 6 - One Earth Film Festival 2015 (All weekend through March 8) details
Sun. Mar. 8 - Winter Farmers Market - Oak Park (8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) details
Sun. Mar. 15 - Winter Farmers Market - Palatine (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) details
Thu. Mar. 19 - Climate Change Conference details
Sat. Mar. 28 - Winter Farmers Market -- Oak Park (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) details