Greening Spaces for Worship and Ministry: Congregations, Their Buildings, and Creation Care

by Mark A. Torgerson. Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.


This resource addresses how congregations can begin to treat the earth with sacredness by adapting more sustainable practices.


biblical texts, the concept of shalom, how to "green" synagogues and churches, examples of congregations who became more eco-friendly

Recommended Audience

Christian and Jewish clergy, lay leaders, facility manager


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Be inspired by reading about how ten congregations chose to "green" their worship space.
  • Identify areas of the congregation that can be more eco-friendly and apply ideas suggested in the resource.

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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