Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

A volunteer committee at the church called “Justice for Creation” held twelve special events and projects, including: a Creation Fair (attended by 900 parishioners); junk mail campaign; alternative gift-wrapping event; reusable shopping bag distribution to low-income families; weekly tips published in the church bulletin; monthly table displays; a waste reduction webpage; Earth Day celebration; and family nights. In addition, Prince of Peace educated the community about their waste reduction projects at the Living Green Expo and has educated other congregations. Through all of their outreach and events, waste messages have been disseminated to their over 10,000 members and community members and 2,142 waste reduction actions have been taken.

Grant Type
Traditional Grant
Counties
Dakota
Grant Project Year(s)
2006
Contact Information
Lynette Kaderlik, Volunteer-Caring for Creation
13901 Fairview Dr.
Burnsville, MN 55337
Phone
952-808-7845

Tools Created

Prince of Peace - If Recyclables Could Talk Video

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church created a creative 90 second video explaining what is recyclable at their church.