Newsletter, March 2012 

Our Mission

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

7:00-9:00 pm

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

Bonner Springs

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.


Judy Cannato 

The universe is an inexhaustible celebration of ultimate mystery! 


Brian Swimme


The whole earth is a living icon of the face of God.  

St. John of Damascus





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Quick Links

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!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 Resourcespreacher


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...

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  • 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. 

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