Green Sanctuary News

Upcoming Events

  • CAT (Climate Action Team) meets Oct. 14, 7 P.M. (Tentative)
  • RE (Religious Education) Harvest Celebration/Open House on October 12th
  • Climate Stewardship Summit, hosted by IREJN (Interreligious Eco-Justice Network), on Sunday, Oct. 12 from 4 – 8:00 P.M. at Congregation Beth Israel, West Hartford and Monday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. at the University of St. Joseph. It will feature notable speakers, diverse panels and breakout sessions and much more. Go to the IREJN website for more info. Or go here to register:
  • Citizens Climate Lobby meets Oct. 21 at 7 P.M. Contact Janet Heller ( for more information.
  • Sunday Service, Nov. 9 – SLC (Sustainable Living Committee) is leading the service on the topic of Climate Change. Join us for music, spoken word, and inspiration.

The CAT* Box

Some numbers about the People’s Climate March in NYC:

  • 9/21/2014 was the date of the biggest climate change march in the U.S. history.
  • 1 bus with 50+ people came from Manchester with Kat Dargan and Janet Heller as bus captains.
  • >550+ other buses and trains came from almost 49 other states.
  • 1570+ community, labor, environmental justice, faith and progressive groups endorsed the march.
  • 400,000 people marched in NYC (with over 100,000 supporters in over 150 countries).

More information on the event is at More information will be given in a November service by SLC/CAT members. If you went to the march and want to share your experience, please contact March organizers.
*Climate Action Team

The Sustainable Living Committee meets at UUS:E on the second Tuesdays of each month, Please join us at 7:00 pm. For more information about the Sustainable Living Committee, Green Sanctuary, or anything in this article, contact the office at 860-646-5151 or