About the Green Sanctuary Program
WHAT IS A GREEN SANCTUARY?
A Green Sanctuary is a congregation that lives out its commitment to the Earth by creating a sustainable life style for its members as individuals and as a faith community.
In other words, a Green Sanctuary is a congregation which lives by the
UU Seventh Principle to which we as UU's ascribe:
Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
HOW DOES A CONGREGATION BECOME A GREEN SANCTUARY?
To be accepted for Green Sanctuary candidacy, a congregation must develop an Action Plan for at least 12 projects.
To become an Accredited Green Sanctuary, a congregation must implement and complete their Action Plan.
The projects in the Action Plan must be distributed among 4 focus areas: