St. John’s Episcopal Church

The Genesis Group started the conversation about sustainability in our church, homes and community by giving away free cfls in January of 2007. Since then St. John’s has switched to cfls and Fair Trade coffee and tea, changed to cloth napkins and biodgradable tableware, invested in Eco-Palms for Palm Sunday, partnered with two local farms to bring organic produce and humanely raised meats to our community as a host drop site, installed a tankless water heater and many other small projects to make a difference.

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Campaign Progress

Incorporate Fair Trade Education into Your Social Teachings

Connect the tenets of your faith to Fair Trade. Empower congregants to live their faith by being conscious consumers.

Completed January 28th, 2016

Commit to Purchase Fair Trade Products When They Are Available

Work with your congregation to offer Fair Trade products regularly at services, vending machines or offices.

Completed February 16th, 2017

Include Fair Trade in Events

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea, and other products when possible at meetings, in gathering places, and at events.

Completed February 16th, 2017

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Kara Wagner Sherer