Becoming an Earth Care Congregation


Is your church active in earth care or interested in becoming more involved in being stewards of God’s earth? Use Earth Care Congregations: A Guide to Greening Presbyterian Churches to find ideas for earth care projects.

To become certified as Earth Care Congregations churches take the “Earth Care Pledge” and complete activities and projects in the fields of worship, education, facilities and outreach. Submit your application (see below “getting started”) January 1-February 15 of the calendar year in which you’d like to be certified. Five congregations in Monmouth Presbytery have been certified since 2010.

Earth Care Congregations/year they first became certified
• Trinity Presbyterian Church, East Brunswick, NJ 12/1/2010
• First Presbyterian Church of Rumson, NJ 2/15/2017
• Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, Bordentown, NJ 7/13/2011
• Lincroft Presbyterian Church, Lincroft, NJ 2/15/2018
• Plumsted Presbyterian Church, New Egypt, NJ 2/1/2012


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