To partner with, encourage, and assist faith groups to preach, teach, model, and advocate for sustainable living and ecological justice for all creation
Monday, March 5
SSC General Meeting
Village Presbyterian Church
6641 Mission Rd.
Prairie Village, KS
click here for more info
Saturday, March 10
Green Team Training for Faith Communities
Valley View United Methodist
8412 W. 95th St.
Overland Park, KS
click here for more info
Save the Dates!
Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, April 22
Hollis Renewal Center
Details to Follow
Green Teams Rally
Thursday, April 12
7-9 PM, place to be announced
Words of Wisdom
I think every discovery of the world plunges us into jubilation, a radical amazement that tears apart the veil of triviality.
The universe is an inexhaustible celebration of ultimate mystery!
The whole earth is a living icon of the face of God.
St. John of Damascus
TO CONTACT US or
MAKE A DONATION:
Sustainable Sanctuary Coalition
PO Box 732
Mission, KS 66201
Green Team Training
Saturday, March 10, 9-noon
If you want your congregation to get serious about sustainability and Earth care, then you need a GREEN TEAM!
It's easier than you think.
Get one or two interested people from your congregation to attend the training and they'll be motivated and prepared to get the team going.
Click here for a flier and for an outline of what will be covered. Sign up now!
Earth Day Worship Resources
To help make it easy to preach about Earth stewardship on Sunday, April 22.
Resource packet includes:
- Sample sermons
- Appropriate Bible passages
- Blessings, prayers, and quotes
- Ideas for the worship service
- Denominational statements about Earth care
- Links to additional resources
Click here to view this valuable resource.
ACTION: Share the Earth Day Worship Resources found in the link above with your clergy, and encourage them to preach on Earth stewardship. After you click on the document, save it and attach it in an email to your clergy.
THE GREAT IMMENSITY
Presented by the Kansas City Repertory Theater through March 18
A must-see play about the environment.
Come join the fun on Tuesday, March 13, 7 PM, for SSC's family and friends group night
for the discounted price of $30.
Click here for more information and how to get your tickets.
Did you know?
In 2011, the Sustainable Sanctuary Coalition...
- Presented 16 programs that were attended by over 400 people,
- Developed a procedure to take public positions on advocacy issues,
- Was awarded a grant from the Shumaker Family Foundation...for the second year in a row,
- Co-sponsored two workshops with Kansas Interfaith Power and Light,
- Had people from 80 different Christian and Jewish congregations attend programs,
- Operated under budget.
To read our exciting, entertaining, fabulous, stupendous Annual Report, click here.