Further Resources for a Green Christmas


All Creation Waits

Greening the Congregation in Advent

 

Further Resources for a Green Christmas

Rading and websites to help you get started in planning your Advent journey!

 

Online

www.lutheransrestoringcreation.org. Share your Advent stories with us!

 

www.elca.org/goodgifts.

Provides resources and catalogs to help you incorporate alternative gift giving into the life of your congregation.

 

www.heiferinternational.org.

An ecumenical program similar to Good Gifts that provides livestock and training to communities in need.

 

www.lwr.org.

Lutheran World Relief; under the “get involved” subheading you will find step by step instructions for hosting a fair trade fair, as well as ways to directly buy from fair trade producers.

 

www.thistlefarms.org.

Bath products made by members of the Magdalene project, a residential program for women coming from lives of violence, prostitution, or addiction.

 

www.livingchristmastrees.org.

For those in Oregon, live potted Christmas trees.

 

www.earth911.com. 

Find recycling centers and programs in your area.

 

In Print

 

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Gifts, Decorations, and Recipes that Use Less and Mean More by Anna Getty

 

A Greener Christmas by Sheherazade Goldsmith

 

Green Christmas: How to Have a Joyous, Eco-Friendly Holiday Season by Jennifer Sander

 

A Simple Christmas: A Faith-filled Guide to A Meaningful and Stress-free Christmas by Sharon Hanby Roby

 

Hundred Dollar Holiday: A Case for a More Joyful Christmas by Bill McKibben

 

A Greener Christmas by Sherherazade Goldsmith