Share your progress with FACS!

Let us know how your faith community is progressing and how we can help.

 

Levels


 

Sprouting Seed: Join the FACS Community

 

 

     

        Sapling: Trunk, branch, leaf

 

 

 

 

Small Tree: Trunk, branch, five or more leaves

 

 

 

Blossoming Tree: Trunk, branch, five or more leaves, two flowers

 

 

 

Tree of Life: Trunk, branch, five or more leaves, four flowers

 

 

Find your way with Tracks.

New: Net Zero Track- How to reduce Green House Gas Emissions in your place of worship.

 

 

 

 

Actions


 

Sprouting Seed: Join the FACS community. 

 

  • Designate a point of contact with FACS and join our community. Our shared values and dedication will help develop solutions to the climate crisis. 

 

Trunk: Form a Team

 

Branch: Create a Sustainability Plan

 

Branch: Survey your Green Team

  • Survey your Green Team members to see where energy exists for events, interests and environmental education. 

 

 

 

Leaf: Start a Project

 

 

 

Leaf: Invite FACS to your congregation 

  • Energy Justice Workshop – A one hour hands on workshop for congregations. This workshop teaches participants about where energy comes from and how to confidently undertake energy upgrades in their homes
  • Faith and Climate – A one hour talk about the link of faith, the environment and vulnerable populations affected by climate change. This talk is offered for all faiths and can be adapted for any congregation.

 

 

 

Leaf: Bring Climate into the Sermon

 

 

 

Leaf: Bring Climate into Religious Education Classes

 

 

 

Leaf: Attend a FACS event

  • Throughout the year FACS puts on a variety of events. You can see our events here. 
  • Our signature events include an Advocacy meeting in January, Showcase & Awards in June and our VA Climate Forum in September. 

 

 

 

Leaf: Follow FACS on Social Media 

 

 

 

Leaf: Sign Up for our Monthly Newsletter

 

 

 

Leaf: Watch a Video or Webinar

 

 

 

 

Flower: Become a designated Green Sanctuary (or equivalent)

 

 

 

Flower: Play the Carbon Footprint Game (or equivalent) 

 

 

 

 

Flower: Donate to help FACS continue our work

 

 

 

Flower: Join an Advocacy Team

 

 

 

 

Flower: Attend a Board of Supervisors Meeting

  • Be a faithful voice at a Board of Supervisors meeting. Contact us to be a speaker.