REFLECTION: How Getting to Zero as a congregation changed me personally

This essay is a (slightly) longer version of the back-page GRID Magazine article (June 2016) entitled Web of Life, and is reprinted here with permission of the author, Jane Dugdale. Our thanks to Jane, and to GRID for reaching out! I think of myself as a pretty savvy environmentalist.  After I read Paul Ehrlich’s  Population […]

Below Zero. Behold the power of the BHAG.

Check back here for a one-a-day series of actions and solutions from now until 12/11. A BHAG is a Big, Hairy Audacious Goal (pronounced “bee-hag”)  Pretty great, right?  Read on for Central Baptist Church’s story of dropping BELOW zero, including member transportation to and from church.  There are a few links to previous stories here, […]

Moving forward with municipalities.

We can move forward boldly and fairly to meet the goals of the Paris Accord even when our President chooses not to lead.  It’s already happening.  Now is the moment to invite your mayor, your city council, and your community to join the action. Ready for 100 and Cities 100 A number of our members are working […]

Board Profile: Chuck Marshall

This Board member profile is one of a series that will roll out from now through the early fall.  Board members are active PA IPL volunteers who live and serve across Pennsylvania.  Chuck Marshall is a charter board member who was re-elected in 2015. Chuck writes: My entrance of faith to Central Baptist Church was through the […]

Earth Story/Our Story: Climate Change Calls us to Heal Ourselves and the World

Join Central Baptist Church, PA Interfaith Power & Light, Coalition for Peace Action, and Sustainable Business Network for this 1/2 day workshop by an inspiring young social philosopher, author and speaker.  A light lunch will be served.  While the workshop is not fee-based, there will be a donation request. Download (and share!) a PDF of the […]