Congratulations to our very own Veronica Kyle! Partnering with Faith in Place, Veronica encourages and trains local historically Black churches to host farmers markets to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to residents with little access to healthy food. Learn more about our programs here.
Urban Agriculture needs you! Volunteer for Mother Carr's Farm, Congregational Supported Agriculture. Open volunteer hours between April 23rd and November 8th are as follows: Fridays 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday 10 am to 2 pm, Tuesdays 2-4 pm Other days available. Click here to volunteer today!
Tell Gov. Quinn To Prioritize Energy Efficiency and Renewable Power
Tell Governor Quinn to prioritize energy efficiency and renewable power in IL's Clean Power Plan. Learn more and take action!
Religious Leaders Unite for Cleaner Air
More than 90 religious clergy from 38 different cities across Illinois, representing 66 different congregations from 14 different faith traditions join nearly 400 signatures Read more...
News Gazette Features Brian Sauder
Sunday's News Gazette discusses the lasting impact our Brian Sauder has had on Central IL through his work with Faith in Place. We are looking forward to him moving to Chicago soon, and Rev. Cindy Shepherd is ready to continue the impactful work of Faith in Place in Central IL.
Immediate Release: New Faith in Place Central IL Congregational Outreach Director
Leadership changes at Faith in Place, a faith-based not-for-profit focused on environmental issues, will mean new faces in the Central Illinois and Chicago offices. Read more...
Tue. Sep. 9 - Engaging Faith in Place in Downtown Chicago (noon - 1 p.m.) details
Sat. Sep. 13 - Celebrate IL's Clean Power Plan (noon - 2 p.m.) details
Wed. Sep. 17 - Engaging Faith in Place in Springfield (noon - 1 p.m.) details
Wed. Sep. 17 - Engaging Faith in Place in Winnetka (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.) details
Tue. Sep. 23 - Engaging Faith in Place at 4th Presbyterian, Chicago (6:00 - 7:00 p.m.) details
Thu. Sep. 25 - Engaging Faith in Place in Downtown Chicago (noon - 1 p.m.) details
Sun. Nov. 9 - Judaism and Islam: Sacred Writings and Religious Teachings on Environmental Sustainability (4:00 - 5:30 p.m.) details
Sat. Oct. 4 - Community Tree Planting in Logan Square (9:00 am) details
Sun. Oct. 12 - Introduction to Ethics and Ethical Reflection: The Role of Ethics, Religion and Discourse in Environmental Decision Making (4:00 - 5:30 p.m.) details
Sun. Oct. 19 - The Evanston Interreligious Sustainability Circle’s Fall Habitat Work Day (1pm- 4pm) details
Sun. Oct. 19 - Ethics and Environmental Decision Making; and Some Reflections on the Role of Religion (4:00 - 5:30 p.m.) details
Sun. Nov. 2 - Christianity and Baha'i: Sacred Writings and Religious Teachings on Environmental Sustainability (4:00 - 5:30 p.m.) details
Sun. Nov. 16 - Building Consensus in the Midst of Differing World Views (4:00 - 5:30 p.m.) details
Energy Efficiency Program Faith in Place is now offering assistance to Houses of Worship to help them fulfill their stewardship of the planet by becoming more energy efficient, while also reducing their energy costs. For further information and application for available services click here.