Faith Communities Environmental Network


All Faiths Working Together To Protect the Environment with Eco-Justice

On Cape Cod & the Islands, the Sacred Wampanoag Homeland

The Paul M. Minus Memorial Fund

A memorial fund has been established to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Paul M. Minus, founder of the Faith Communities Environmental Network (FCEN) of the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative. Paul passed on February 13, 2021 at the age of 85 after a brief illness.

Our Mission

We are a community of diverse faith traditions networking together to advance the environment & Eco-justice through:

  • Advocating for environmental and climate action including racial, economic and social justice in all of our work

  • Learning together and sharing best practices

  • Building a diverse community that inspires hope and action to protect the interdependent web of life

All faith communities are welcome!

  No membership fees or dues

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Community, Denominational, and Interfaith Programs and Resources


Speaking out together to protect the Cape and Islands and Earth

Share Best Practices

Empowering each other by sharing what works

  • Youth involvement
  • Worship materials
  • Energy Audits
  • Beach cleanups
  • Readings and publications
  • Renewable energy opportunities
  • Carbon Footprint Calculator
  • Conservation actions:
  • Communications
  • Sustainable houses of worship
  • Web resources
  • Town climate education and advocacy



Step by Step: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint: The Story of the Unitarian Church of Barnstable

The Greening of the Federated Church of Orleans: Key Environmental Steps Taken by the Federated Church of Orleans