Faith Communities Environmental Network

 

A Faith Network Inspiring Environmental Justice and the Protection of Cape Cod & the Islands and our Earth Home

Our Commitment

Guided by the full range of our respective faiths, and a common commitment to environmental justice, we educate, advocate, and share best practices, bringing faith and science into these pillars of action.

Three Pillars of Action

Educate

Community, Denominational, and Interfaith Programs and Resources

  • Environmental justice
  • Climate change
  • Monthly Partner Meetings: we welcome Members and Guests to monthly networking events on the third Thursday from 1:00-3:00pm. Currently we meet on Zoom and otherwise we rotate among our Member’s so that we can explore our various faith traditions and best environmental practices in our buildings and services.
  • Annual Faith & Science Forums: held in collaboration with the Woods Hole Research Center and the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University

Advocate

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 techniques
  • Communications
  • Sustainable houses of worship
  • Web resources
  • Town climate education and advocacy