A Close Look At Climate Change: Please join the Caring for Creation Team as Argonne Laboratories physicist Jan Hessler gives a talk on "Climate Change: Are We on New Terrain?' The presentation will be held on Sunday March 26 at 11 am in the UCCDG's Fellowship Hall after the church service.
Lisle Sustainable Saturday Recycling Extravaganza will be held on March 18, 2017 - 9:00 amView Event
Climate Change March Chicago – Saturday April 29, 12:00 pm Federal Plaza Rally & March - Organizing group forming at St. Joseph’s in LaGrange. First meeting was held March 18. More info:https://actionnetwork.org/events/peoples-climate-march-7?source=email& Come join us for a "Healthy Food Sunday" Luncheon/Youth Mission Trip Variety Show Fundraiser sponsored by Christian Education, the Caring for Creation team, Fellowship Ministry and the Outreach ministry following the church service on April 30, 2017.
DuPageRiverSweep, Sat. May 20-- 9 a.m. to noon(for more info contact Tom Eisenhart @firstname.lastname@example.org
The Citizens’ Climate Lobby(CCL) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with many national chapters, working to create political will for a livable world. The organization has proposed to establish a nationwide revenue-neutral carbon fee and dividend as an essential first step in addressing climate change. ...More Info
Give serious thought to recycling clothes, shoes and household goods. While 95% of unwanted clothing and textiles can be re-used or recycled, 85% ends up in a landfill, where it slowly degrades, releasing greenhouse gases, and leaching chemicals, which may seep into groundwater if the landfill is not sealed properly. Download our article below Read the Caring for Creation Newsletter Article for March and learn more about recycling these items for a better earth.
Caring for Creation March 2017 Article - On Recycling Clothes, Shoes and other Household goods.docx
In March 2017, Caring for Creation is collecting denim blue clothing items so bring your old denim jeans, shorts, jackets, or shirts to church, and the Caring for Creation team will take them to the Madewell store in Oak Brook mall, which participates in the Blue Jeans Go Green initiative that recycles the items into housing insulation. If you miss the March drive, Madewell accepts denim for recycling all year long ....More
UCCDG's Treasure Chest Recycling Program
Help support our Caring for Creation team's "treasure chest" recycling program at UCCDG. We are collecting little treasures of bouncy balls, little clappers, finger puppets, tiny plastic spiders, little slinkies, etc. to reuse and share over and over again. The treasure box has gift bags for treasures for parties. ...More
Sign-up for Illinois' Monarch Butterfly Specialty License Plate
Help protect/restore Monarch butterfly habitats by signing up to get Monarch Butterfly IL license plates/stickers. 2000 requests must be received before the specialty license plate/stickers can be produced.
A $10 non-refundable fee is required with your submission of a sign-up request. IDNR Form and instructions for submission can be found here.
The funds will go toward planting milkweed vital to these butterflies along IL highways. To learn more about the Illinois Monarch Butterfly Initiative, visit the IDNR website.
Make a commitment to help our Butterflies next year- Plan on Planting Native Plants that Support them!