Green The Church
Associate Congregation Membership
Join us as a congregation to explore and expand your role as a center of environmental and economic resilience. Green The Church serves as sustainability advocates to work with church leaders and congregants to literally “green the church” from the bottom up.
"We have so many other priorities. But Ambrose is good at showing all of this is interconnected.”
Rev. Dr. Gerald L. Durley
Pastor Emeritus, Providence Missionary Baptist Church & National Board Chair of Interfaith Power & Light
"‘The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference & the Green The Church initiative are in partnership in an effort to bring the word God's creation as our responsibility ... we are very pleased to be able to create miniature resources together, to be able to work collaboratively to develop actual Ministries who do advocacy & activism work."
Dr. Iva E. Carruthers, General Secretary/CEO, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference
"I want to salute Reverend Ambrose Carroll for his daring, courageous leadership to have the gospel gaul to creatively pull together a Green The Church Summit."
Rev. Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes, III, Senior Pastor
Friendship-West Baptist Church Dallas, Texas
Associate Congregation Benefits
Green Team Development
Organized groups who work together to make your church and local community more sustainable by exploring ways to implement solutions to reduce waste and increase recycling through advocacy and action.
Improving the performance of a complex system designed to provide occupants with a comfortable, safe, and attractive living and working environment.
Useful energy collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, including carbon-neutral sources like sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.
Rooted in grassroots food movements, food sovereignty highlights the need for a democratic food system, one that involves inputs from citizens as well as producers.
Ensuring all people's fair treatment and meaningful involvement regardless of race, color, national origin, or income concerning the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
Coaching is offered to churches to predict and, where possible, prevent disasters, mitigate their impact on vulnerable populations, and respond to and effectively cope with their consequences.
- Three individuals from the congregation would have Advocate status
- Three FREE admissions to the Green The Church Summit
- Sustainable Practices Consultations