Eco-Justice Council Action

Our Mission

Our vision is to work together to build a just and sustainable ecological ethic that informs our actions every day, based on: cooperation, mindfulness, simplicity, temperance and respect for nature. Join us in strengthening our parish’s commitment to environmental consciousness and working with the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, other faith communities and business and government advocates.

Seeding Backyard Composting

Our partner, Coalition for a Sustainable Cheshire (CSC) has launched a campaign to raise $$ and educate our community about the benefits and ease of backyard composting.

AND to distribute 120 FREE Earth Machine backyard compost bins and kitchen compost pails throughout Cheshire.

Your donations at every level are tax-free and will be matched $ for $ by a grant from Sustainable, CT.

Link to learn more, register to win a composter, and donate TODAY.

Learn more about our partner:
Sustainable Cheshire

Our Events

Sunday, May 3, 2020
Link to a Video Recording of  the 9 am Spiritual Communion and Celebration of Earth Day 2020
Password: 7u=1t1^#

Honor Earth Day’s 5oth Birthday

Green Houses of Worship
The Council is working, with others at St. Peter’s, toward the certification of our parish as a “Green House of Worship.” This program is sponsored by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network. We have completed Level 1 of the 3-tiered system. See the Green Houses of Worship requirements.

Branded Bags and Bottles
We have produced a new reusable, packable grocery tote bag just in time for the CT state-wide law restricting single-use plastic bags in retail stores. We distributed them FREE at the Cheshire Fall Festival. We also now have snazzy St. Peter’s blue stainless steel water bottles to replace all the plastic water bottles that end up on our streets and beaches. No need to buy water in plastic bottles ever again. Learn more about “what’s the problem with plastic bottles.”

Sunday Worship Services

8:00 am Holy Communion Rite I in the Sanctuary

10:00 am Holy Communion Rite II in the Sanctuary and streamed on YouTube

 

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Keeping Everyone Healthy and Safe at St. Peter's
Wearing masks during worship services is optional for all. There is a designated mask-wearing quadrant in the sanctuary for those who want to continue to wear masks.
Masks are optional in all other areas of the building and campus, except the parish office where masks are required.

 

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
59 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410

203.272.4041
office@stpeterscheshire.org

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