Tool Kit: "Stewards of the Bay"
In conjunction with the National Council of Churches we have developed a toolkit for churches . This toolkit contains a variety of reources to help you get started.
Why churches care about the Bay
Water: a source of life
Creation in the
Chesapeake Chesapeake Congregational Life
Education and outreach
5 week adult education curriculum
Appendix, with additional educational and worship resources
Copies of the toolkit may be obtained from the NCC Eco-Justice Program
On the World Wide Web
Links to Religious and secular organizations and resources promoting a healthier environment, sustainability and stewardship of natural resources.
Resources for Worship
GreenFaith provides excellent resources for faith communities, including this guide to "green worship."
Resources for Bible Study
Stewardship of the Earth
Keynote Address from the Chesapeake Covenant Community-Chester Valley Ministers Association gathering, May 12, 2011, by Roderick Miller
Congregational Covenants, Committments and Minutes
Many congregations have chosen to express their committment to loving and caring for creation by adopting a declaration, variously described as a "covenant," a "pledge" or a "minute." We provide links to some of those here.
The Ecological Crisis In the Chesapeake Bay