7 Simple Steps to Green Your Church

by Rebekah Simon-Peter. Abingdon Press, 2010.


This two-part guide to become environmentally friendly includes case studies and tips, addressing topics like water use and cooling systems.


forming a green team, calculating a carbon footprint, recycling, heating, water usage, appendices

Recommended Audience

lay leaders, congregants, education classes, and small group


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Identify your congregation's commitment level and next steps by comparing alongside the levels of commitment outlined.
  • Calculate a carbon footprint before creating an action plan by following the steps in Part One.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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