The Diocese of Chicago Sustainability Task Force seeks to grow the church, form the faithful and change the world by integrating sustainable practices throughout the diocese.
This task force, authorized by a resolution at the 2008 Diocesan Convention, has been meeting since January 2009. To date it has accomplished the following:
Task Force Members
Lisa Rogers Lee, diocese at large-co-chair
Our mandate (from the 173rd diocesan convention, 2010) is as follows: RESOLVED, that each parish, mission, chaplaincy, and other entity of the diocese is hereby directed to perform an energy audit and develop an energy loss reduction plan within the next two years, with reports being submitted to the Sustainability Task Force.
For additional information, visit the Energy Audit Initiative website, a one-stop source of information, resources, "how-to's," news about our diocese-wide energy audit initiative and the latest Energy Benchmarking training dates.
Task Force Talk
We Love to Eat !by Rev. Patricia Conley, Rector, St. Ann's, Woodstock, IL Maybe your church is like ours: we love to eat. St. Ann’s parishioners have transformed the concept of “church potluck” i [...]
Farmers at Green City Market Grow Darker GreenMarket is first in nation to require sustainability certification.by Pat Terry [...]