01 Mar '17, 7pm

A big church tries to deal with its big carbon footprint

A big church tries to deal with its big carbon footprint

Toronto’s Deer Park United Church was built in 1913; now it has gone to condos, with its front end “serving as a striking entrance gateway to the Blue Diamond Condominium Residences .” In some ways, it is better off than most churches; it has found a new use, even if it is just a glorified lobby. The United Church (a 1924 Canadian amalgamation of Methodists, Presbyterians and Congregational churches) is in serious decline, losing 60 percent of its members since 1965, much like mainstream secular liberal churches everywhere. For a number of years the Church has been trying to deal with its carbon footprint, having affirmed 25 years ago that “we are called by God to live in harmony with all of creation; and that a Stewardship commitment to care for the earth requires us to be aware of the present and impending threats to our environment and to take action to preserve the int...

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