Northwest UUC’s Earth Ministry Takes Action with Citizen’s Climate Lobby to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Image of the Earth with the US Capitol in the foreground. Logo for Citizen’s Climate Lobby Political Will for a Livable World

On June 11, 2015, Keith and Marcia Kreycik joined the North Atlanta Chapter of Citizen’s Climate Lobby (CCL) to plan joint action in support of reducing greenhouse gases. CCL, a multi-denominational non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization will lobby the US Congress on June 22 to introduce and support legislation that will result in reduced carbon emissions via a carbon fee and […]

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Earth Day Sunday Service

“We come together today to celebrate, to reflect and to recommit to the care of Mother Earth.” With those opening words spoken by Rev. Terry Davis, Northwest began its annual Earth Day Sunday service sponsored by Northwest Earth Ministry. Our Earth Ministry puts into action our 7th Unitarian Universalist principle, “Respect for the interdependent web of all existence.” Today’s Earth […]

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Benefits of Solar

Worker in the process of installing solar panels

In 2009 Northwest’s Earth Ministry installed 20 solar panels on the roof of our wooded sanctuary.   The installation was intended to realize benefits from a simple design concept. Do more to get less. Benefits continue to be accrued from that design. Since the installation of our solar array, Northwest has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 18.34 tons! Through our Earth […]

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Donate the Plate: GreenLaw Speaks for Georgia’s Environment

Logo for GreenLaw

Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Executive Director of GreenLaw, spoke at Northwest UUC on March 8, 2015 to the Earth Ministry team, members and friends during Second Hour, adult religious education time. Her message about protecting Georgia’s environment via legal challenges across the state was well-received by the passionate and well-informed group of thirty! Stephanie noted GreenLaw’s mission includes providing low income, […]

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Earth Ministry At WAWA

Dave Zenner, Northwest’s Earth Ministry team lead, was joined by other members in a work project at the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA), one of Northwest’s partners in seeking greater environmental justice, particularly in the underserved community of Southwest Atlanta. The work effort included new boardwalks for the WAWA park area and improvements to WAWA’s hydroponic gardening demonstration project.

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Northwest Gives Comment to Public Service Commission

Public Service Commission Members

Dave Zenner, head of the Earth Ministry Team at the Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation (Northwest), and congregational president Keith Kreycik gave comments today before Georgia’s Public Services Commission (PSC). Both Northwest members spoke in opposition to a proposal by Georgia Power to charge a fee to solar power producers for use of the electrical grid. Zenner provided background on Northwest’s […]

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