GreenFaith Certification Program with LRC: Application Process

GreenFaith Certification Program for Lutheran Congregations

Application Process and Deadline


The first deadline for applications to this program is December 1, 2012, with the program beginning in January 2013.  A second application deadline of May 1 is offered each year. Please plan ahead in order to give yourself enough time to complete the application process.


The application process begins the steps needed to make the program a success. In brief, they include:

·         Fill out the application form

·         Create a Green Team of at least 5-6 members that reflects the diverse aspects of the life and mission of the congregation

·         Have the members of the Green Team sign the Green Team Commitment Form

·         Have the church council pass a resolution and clergy make a public spoken and written commitment to the Certification Program

·         Submit materials online (by December 1)

·         Pay the tuition fee within one month of acceptance

For all relevant documents and detailed guidelines for the steps, go to this section of the GreenFaith website.