Dec. 16 - Story about our Youth Program
It is always a pleasure and gift when someone chooses to highlight what goes on at Faith in Place. Our... read more
Dec. 15 - Youth install 500 weatherization kits
The youth at New Mt. Pilgrim MB Church, Avalon Park UCC, and several other congregations took part in our City... read more
Nov. 20 - Faith in Place goes to Rosemont
When a bunch of religious environmentalists pile into a Prius and head out to the Rosemont convention center for the... read more
Nov. 10 - Let's Go Team Humanity!
An office suite on the 9th floor can get very, well, quiet. So sometimes it's good to feel and hear... read more
Nov. 9 - Congregations and Winter Farmers Markets
Its always time to support local farmers, especially in winter. Purchase... read more
Nov. 6 - New Cook County Stormwater Management Ordinance
The new Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO) for Cook County has been released in draft form... read more
Nov. 4 - Bulletin Insert to Call Senators
The Senate climate bill has made it out of one critical committee, and is working its way to the floor.... read more
Nov. 3 - Great Lakes Town Hall Guest Blogger
Clare is the guest blogger this week on the Great Lakes Town Hall website. The site, for those who haven't... read more
Oct. 5 - What A Birthday Party!
We're really sorry if you missed our Tenth Anniversary Harvest Celebration. We're especially really sorry if we had to turn... read more
Oct. 2 - There must be a joke in here somewhere
Clare went to Minnesota this week, to offer a series of workshops for the Northeastern Synod of Minnesota annual theological... read more
Sep. 25 - Harvest Celebration Honorees
Our big 10th anniversary Harvest Celebration is coming up quick and we hope you'll be there to join us. On... read more
Sep. 14 - We Made It!
You might have thought we were a little overly ambitious to plan our Conversation Cafe on Sunday, and our moving... read more
Sep. 13 - Conversation Cafe Generates Ideas, Relationships
Our first ever Conversation Cafe brought 50 good people together from congregations all over the region, to talk about how... read more
Sep. 9 - You may have heard that we're moving!
So in the next couple of days Faith in Place is going to do two things: move to 70 E.... read more
Aug. 1 - Faith in Place on the cover of The Lutheran
Our Deputy Director, Sara Spoonheim, made her parents beam with pride when she and our board president, Rashmi Ramaswamy, and... read more
Jul. 22 - Faith in Place partners featured in the Tribune
For nearly a year now, Faith in Place's Veronica Kyle has been planting seeds in her conversations about environmental stewardship... read more
Jul. 21 - Oil and Water at the Field Museum
I was part of a panel at the Field Museum on Oil and Water last week (this is Clare writing)... read more
Jun. 30 - Looking toward the future on a beautiful Sunday
Faith in Place held a special event for our larger donors, graciously hosted by Henrietta Saunders and Richard Day on... read more
Jun. 29 - Thanks for helping get the ACES bill passed!
The American Clean Energy and Security Bill was approved last Friday by a 219-212 vote - close enough that some... read more
Jun. 12 - LVEJO shows us the challenges and triumphs of their industrial neighborhood
A gaggle of Faith in Place and friends shook our fists at the gloomy, unseasonable weather yesterday and ventured out... read more
Jun. 11 - Chicago Lutherans Pass Ambitious Climate Action Plan
On June 5, 2009, leaders from 216 Lutheran churches in Chicagoland overwhelmingly passed a plan to reduce their carbon emissions... read more
May. 22 - 450 Muslims Advocate for Global Warming Legislation in Springfield
Faith in Place congratulates the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago on their tremendously successful first annual Muslim Action... read more
May. 21 - Religious Leaders Thank Rep. Bobby Rush for Supporting Waxman-Markey Bill
Religious leaders in the first Congressional District supported Congressman Rush in his desire to insure that the American Clean Energy... read more
May. 15 - Sara Spoonheim wins “35 Under 35 Leadership Award”
Our own Sara received a “35 Under 35 Leadership Award” from the Community Renewal Society (just in time for her... read more
Mar. 31 - American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009
The new major energy efficiency and carbon cap proposal from Senator Waxman (U.S. Senate) has been released today. The... read more
Mar. 18 - Environmental Lobby Day a Success!
Faith in Place was delighted to cosponsor Environmental Lobby Day on March 18th with five other environmental organizations.
Mar. 13 - Ebru Satellite TV Features Faith in Place
Ebru TV offers sattelite programming for the Muslim world. Their program Matter and Beyond did a feature last year on... read more
Jan. 17 - Faith in Place and partners featured on ABC-7 Live Green
Two of Faith in Place's partner congregations were featured on ABC-7's regular Friday feature, Live Green, for their award-winning efforts... read more