EJTF Spring Hike in Valley Garden Park

A Wilmington City Park in Greenville. Who knew? There’s plenty to love about this little-known hidden treasure so close by. This will be about 2 ½ miles on varied trails on asphalt, grasses and woodland paths over hills and dales. Remember this park, since it’s an absolute gem in April...

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Have You Noticed the “Tree” in the Parish Hall?

The Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) is constructing a project in the parish hall to celebrate how members and friends are helping the planet, our Blue Boat Home. Please stay tuned to see how you will be invited to write down your efforts at home and elsewhere that are helping to lessen the carbon...

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SOLAR REVIEW – 2023

I am happy to provide a report on the second year of operations for our 95-panel, 34.7 kW rooftop solar system. The short story is solar production was 34,870 kWh, which is 8.4% less than last year, but a significant 24% of our electricity consumption. I attribute this to normal...

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Movie Night: “They’re Trying to Kill Us”

Sunday, February 25th at 6:30 p.m. The Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) and the Human Rights Task Force (HRTF) are co-hosting a movie night on Sunday, February 25th in the Sanctuary.   “They’re Trying to Kill Us” stars John Lewis as he crosses the country seeking answers to why Americans of Color...

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VEGAN VALENTINE POTLUCK

Vegan Valentine’s Dessert Potluck Dinner – Friday, February 9 The Environmental Justice Task Force and the Vegan Subcommittee are excited to host a Vegan Valentine’s Dessert Potluck! Join us Friday, February 9 at 6:00 p.m. for a free vegan pizza and salad dinner (gluten free crust available as well)! Then...

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Health Coaching in January for Veganuary

Four Sundays in January: (1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28) from 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Room 28 (please note new location) Kat Samworth, Certified Health Coach &  Stephen Sheehy, Licensed Leadership Coach Have you been thinking about moving towards a plant-based diet? Be it for your health, for the planet, for animal welfare or...

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Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

Last Sunday, November 5th, we hosted the Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner. There was lots of yummy food, so no one went home hungry! Take a look at this video from our Facebook page, at this link.

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Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner: 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 5th

The Environmental Justice Task Force and the Vegan Subcommittee are excited to host our annual Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck! Join us Sunday, November 5th at 5:30 p.m. for a pre-Thanksgiving vegan culinary feast! Enjoy the delights of holiday foods that are made without any animal products, including no dairy or eggs....

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More Peace Week Events – First U Sponsored

Peace Week is here.  Both the Human Rights Task Force and the Environmental Justice Task Force are actively involved in the planning and execution of the many community events between Sunday, October 8 and Saturday, October 14.  So Come one! Come all! and bring your families, friends and neighbors.  At least...

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EJTF Peace Week Events in October

The Environmental Justice Task Force has been busy planning 2 events for Peace Week. We hope you can join us for one or both events. Unity Dinner: Sunday October 8th at 5:30 p.m. Please join us for a free Peace Week Unity Dinner in the Parish Hall. This community event to...

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Plant Based Recipe

The Environmental Justice Task Force is adding a plant based recipe every week for you to try. Dr. Michael Greger has an amazing website, nutritionfacts.org, with tons of information about your health and your diet. He recently featured a healthy dessert, Stone Fruit Bowls, made with fresh fruit that is...

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Plant Based Recipe

The Environmental Justice Task Force is adding a plant based recipe every week for you to try. Tasty fresh Beets are in season right now and are super healthy too! Click here for a delicious roasted beet salad with chickpeas and carrots. Enjoy!

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Plant Based Recipe

The Environmental Justice Task Force is adding a plant based recipe every week for you to try. Steve Marek hosted an amazing Vegan Dinner at his house in May for a First U Auction item. We all agreed that the Spanakopita made with tofu instead of feta was better than...

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Plant Based Restaurants

The Environmental Justice Task Force has been sharing plant based recipes every week for you to try. With the holiday week, we thought it’s time for you to go out to dinner instead! There are many restaurants with plant based meals. Click here to see the many wonderful options. Enjoy...

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Weekly Plant Based Recipe

Going to a 4th of July BBQ next week? Why not try to bring a healthy, plant based meal? Here’s the link to 30 plant based BBQ recipes. Salads, kebabs, plant based burgers? So many great ideas to try. Happy, healthy 4th of July!

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