Creation Justice community members who contribute to our Peoples Climate March fund-raising campaign are also honoring people who inspire them with their everyday actions for climate leadership. Below is the list of honorees, in order that they were named. According to the wishes of those who honored them, we will pray for them by name at the Peoples' Climate March.
Bishop Bud Cederholm, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
Honored by: Thom Nutt-Powell
Honored because: "He guides the Diocese -- and beyond -- to important Creation Care actions. A man who puts faith into action."
Jason A. Groenewold
Honored by: Pastor Kathryn Franzenburg
Honored because: "Jason is a pioneer, advocate and worker in solar energy."
Dana Nute of Sanbornton, NH
Honored by: Rev. Ruth Martz
Honored because: "Dana Nute is dedicated to goal and the work of making houses and buildings be as energy efficient as possible, on the inside and outside. He works through Resilient Buildings Group in Concord NH, which includes services such as: Energy Audits, Comprehensive and custom energy-centric construction management, Energy Project Monitoring and Verification, Deep Energy Retrofits - 50% energy-use reductions, and High Performance Buildings Consulting, for homes and commercial buildings. He also works for energy-efficiency in our church and parsonage, and wherever he is needed for a consultation. Thanks, Dana, for your tireless and faithful commitment to protecting our environment."
Honored by: Judith Gregory
Polly Jenkins Man
Honored by: Judith Hill
Student Conservation Association in Charlestown, NH
Honored by: Lenore Martin
Shantha Ready Alonso
Honored by: Maggie Brevig
Honored because: "You're doing such amazing work and I'm proud of you!"
Honored by: Marti Haug
Craig Todd of East Stroudsburg, PA
Honored by: Frances Ferrari
Honored because: During Craig's tenure as director of the Monroe County Conservation District, (34 years, retiring last year), he made sure that development had the least damage to the environment. Since his retirement, he joined the board of the BWA to help ensure that our waterways remain pristine.
4/27/2017 06:44:20 am
St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology, was asked by a young brother while walking, "Why aren't you preaching?" Francis replied, "If we do not preach while we walk, why do we walk?" A little like another favorite quote attributed to Francis,"Preach the good news at all times.
4/27/2017 11:26:11 am
Pray while we walk
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