PHILADELPHIA: Blessing of the Trees

Fall 2016 Blessing of the Trees

Come to the the “Blessing of the Trees” as the tradition continues with the planting of new trees  by Germantown Interfaith Power & Light Tree Tenders.*

The blessing will be held at 12:00 noon
Saturday, April 21st.
at 5847 Germantown Ave.
(just south of the old Germantown HS and on the same side of the street)

Contact Cheryl Pyrch if you would like to help plan the ritual.

Following the blessing, we will walk about a block to enjoy vegetarian chili (and the company of those gathered!) at

FUMCOG (First United Methodist Church of Germantown)
6001 Germantown Ave
(just north of Germantown HS) after the blessing.

Your reply will help us know how much chili to prepare.

Any questions or interest contact:
Mark Smith or 215 264 5442

Bill Hemmerling, Friendship Trees

*Germantown Interfaith Power & Light Tree Tenders is part of outreach efforts by the Philadelphia Chapter of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light. Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light is a community of faith based organizations and individuals of faith responding to climate change as an urgent moral issue through advocacy, energy conservation, energy efficiency, and the use of clean, renewable energy. Semi-annual tree planting events by Germantown IPL Tree Tenders are intended to create awareness and action within Germantown faith groups.