How your congregation can get involved

H-IPL would like your congregation to join us in reducing energy use, using renewable energy and going green. together we can make a difference.  We want to support you and your congregation in going green.

Clean Energy

  • Go Green
  • Reduce your energy usage.
  • Calculate your carbon footprint
  • Sign up for Energy Stewards, an Energy Star Program through H-IPL to keep track of your congregation’s energy usage.
  • Attend or host a Using Energy Prudently Workshop or a Climate Boot Camp Workshop.
  • Go solar.

Click here for more on Clean Energy for your Congregation.

Creation Care

  • Start a green team.
  • Host or attend an H-IPL Creation Care Workshop.
  • Share your expertise with others
  • Recycle! Create a no styrofoam policy
  • Create a Sacred Garden
  • Start or Expand your Recycling program
  • Participate in an H-IPL Interfaith Affiliate Group and network with other green teams.
  • Create events from worship to movie night to intergenerational activities.

Interfaith Affiliate Groups

We have several groups of congregations that meet regularly to network, share ideas and host programs throughout the state. You can join an existing group or if you live in an area without an existing group you and several other congregations can start your own local H-IPL affiliate.

  • Join an interfaith affiliate
  • Share ideas
  • Gain new insight

Click here for more information on joining or starting an affiliate group in your area.


Attend a workshop or host a workshop at your congregation.  H-IPL now offers a variety of workshops to support your congregation in going green.

CLICK HERE to learn more.

Cool Congregations

National Interfaith Power and Light provides information to congregations and also runs an annual contest for Cool Congregations.

Find out more information by clicking here.