Recycling is an important aspect of mindful living and respect for our environment. The practice has become ubiquitous since the early 1970s, picking up steam with the environmental movement that lead to designating April 22 as Earth Day in 1970. At that time and through … read more.
On Saturday April 17th, a crisp and sunny spring day, many UUCWC members and friends came to play in the dirt and help take care of and enjoy our grounds in recognition of Earth Day. Thanks to all who came out, we were able to … read more.
by Leslie McGeorge and Geri Koblis, Earth Ministry Team
As the 51st Earth Day approaches on April 22nd, the Earth Ministry Team is highlighting the climate emergency. There is a consensus among most scientists that the climate crisis is a substantial, if not existential, threat … read more.
10 am: SPRING CLEAN UP Grounds Committee Sponsors the annual work party from 10 am to noon. Following social distancing, with masks, we will rake, weed and generally cleanup the gardens and grounds. Bring your own gloves and tools. Reminder: the church building is closed … read more.
The Environmental Task Force of the Unitarian Universalist for Social Justice shared with our Earth Ministry the following educational pieces:
See more educational offers from the Total Environmental Task Force at … read more.
by Al Johnson, Co-Chair, Earth Ministry
Allie’s Organic Garden at UUCWC was alive and well in 2020. Earth Ministry started the garden in 2012 to provide fresh produce for the Monday Tutoring and Wacky Wednesday meals provided for the HomeFront Children and for Food Ministry meals. … read more.
The Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing was recently awarded certification as a River Friendly Community Partner by the Watershed Association due to a long time and long term commitment to environmental stewardship. According to the Watershed Association, “This River-Friendly status means the organizations … read more.
While you weren’t looking, there have been some new additions to the UUCWC Grounds and perhaps you will discover them when you next visit the property. Thanks to a grant from UUCWC’s Endowment Fund, and a grant from Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, along with Earth … read more.
By Wendy Stasolla
A Green Table is a show and tell from the Earth Ministry about various things you can do to be kind to our Earth. Since we are unable to impress you with an in-person exhibit, I’ll try to do so in writing.
Although … read more.
We Are Gold: River-Friendly
After several years of effort and review, the Earth Ministry Team is pleased to announce that UUCWC has been certified as a “River-Friendly Community Partner” by The Watershed Institute of Pennington, NJ. Al Johnson and Barbara Drew, Co-chairs of Earth Ministry … read more.