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Green The Church Louisiana is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit sustainability
initiative and environmental justice organization‚ÄĒof and for the
Black Church in our state‚ÄĒworking to promote sustainable practices,
raise awareness about environmental challenges, and empower
Black Church communities to take action. We help churches with the
life and death work of ensuring our communities survive the effects
of disasters and environmental racism.

We welcome anyone from our state to join in our mission to build power for change.


We build influence and capacity through targeted, localized efforts to support our communities in gaining access to green energy, and safe, clean air and water.

 Our Leadership

For inquiries on joining the steering committee, email [email protected]

Pastor Emily Carroll

Lousiana State Field Director

Rev. Carroll is Pastor of Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Mansfield, Louisiana.

Pastor Bruce Carroll, Sr. 


Over 30 years in ministry as teacher, lecturer, preacher, pastor, and administrator. Currently, serving as pastor of¬† the ‚ÄúHistoric Antioch Baptist Church‚ÄĚ, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Mrs. Vickie Carroll

Louisiana Field Associate 

Over 20 years in education, with service in administration as well as teaching. Also works with nonprofits to support youth and community programming in the inner city

Dr. Beryl L. Cowthran

Steering Committee Member

An educator, motivational speaker, staff training and leadership development consultant, and registered respiratory therapist. 

Tiffany Epps

Steering Committee Member

A Consumer Specialist with nearly 20 years of service with the State of Louisiana. Tiffany specializes in administrative tasks and is responsible for handling consumer complaints involving local utility complaints that the Louisiana Public Service Commission regulates.

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We are building power for change.

Our Green The Church movement needs you. Join us in protecting God's creation, promoting sustainable practices, and increasing the wellbeing of our communities.

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Green The Church Louisiana
is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

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Current from Resilience to Restoration Projects

Green the Church Louisiana is one of six recipients¬† of the ‚ÄúThe People‚Äôs Justice Council - From Resilience to Restoration Program‚ÄĚ

In this capacity we are working to develop plans to assist with restoration of the following houses of worship:

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