Working Forum for Congregation Green Teams

Congregation green teams and other interested persons are invited to participate in a forum on Thursday, May 8, 7 - 8:30 pm, at the Oak Park Library, Veterans Room.  IGN Logo w NameThe agenda will include:

1. PlanItGreen

  • Present “Check-off” list for congregations, followed by discussion. (Gary Cuneen, Seven Generations Ahead)
  • Break out session, regarding the critical topic areas:Energy – Transportation – Education  --  Water  --  Food  -- Waste - Open Space
  • Each congregation is invited to send at least 3-5 people from their green team to participate in different breakout groups.


2. Energy Impact Illinois

  • Presentation of house of worship energy efficiency program.—Skyler Larrimore, Elevate Energy
  • Case study: First United Methodist Church.
  • Energy efficiency for private residences. And a congregation contest!

The community has been alerted to the importance of restoring the health of our environment, and as was stated at the recent OP Village Board meeting, “There is a lot at stake.”  This is a good opportunity to reruit new members. Educate friends. Now is the time to make change for the good of all, together!

Please RSVP to James Babcock: or 630.740.0638 or Dick Alton: or 773-344-7172.