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Unitarians Sue for Religious Freedom to Use Solar Panels

First Parish Unitarians are crying ‘foul’ over a recent denial to allow solar panels on the rooftop of their iconic church in Bedford, Massachusetts. Declaring the Historic District Commission’s (HDC) decision was “legally untenable, unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious,” the congregation has filed a suit against the Town of Bedford. Specifically pointing to the US Constitution’s […]

August 17th

Unitarian Universalist Green Sanctuary: A Model of Environmental Stewardship

While many faith communities find it a challenge to “green up” their congregations, one community has successfully developed a model program combining spiritual outreach with environmental advocacy. Unitarian Universalists (UU), a progressive interfaith theological movement, has created the Green Sanctuary Program, and it is helping to guide their congregations in becoming environmental advocates for the […]

October 21st

Chattanooga Churches Put Their Faith Into Action

At EdenKeeper we’ve reported on green initiatives being adopted in churches from Berkeley, California to Raleigh, North Carolina, to Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. And while it’s always great to see Christians doing good things for the environment, we haven’t seen churches of different denominations actually make a localized push to be more environmental. Well, we hadn’t seen […]

August 5th

Unitarian Universalists Divest From Fossil Fuels!

In some¬†good new in the fight against climate change, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) passed a resolution calling for divestment of their $175 UUA Common Endowment Fund from fossil fuel companies at their 2014 General Assembly in Providence, Rhode Island, over the weekend. “The UUA has a long-standing history of fighting for our environment,” said […]

July 1st