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     Congregations across the country are registering their Earth Day activities with UU Ministry for Earth. Click the Earth Day 2014 Registration link on the left to include your congregation! Check out what others are doing on this table of Earth Day events (updated April 23).

     Here are this year's congregational Eco-Heros and/or Guardians of the Future 2014 nominations (in order of receipt):

Chris Larsen
“Planned, organized, and worked at several clean up days on the Eno River – collected & recycled stuff.”
Barbara Green, Worship Service Coordinator, UU Congregation of Hillsborough, NC

Rev. Robert Murphy
“Massachusetts organizer for environmental justice. Active in many community and district projects.”
Helen Dalzell, Adult Education Chair, UU Fellowship of Falmouth, MA

Judy Vellend
“Runs a church climate-action group, writes a newsletter, belongs to many community groups.”
Catherine Brown, Co-Chair of Green Team, First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, CN

Michael Brune, President of the Sierra Club
“Got arrested at the White House trying to stop pipeline from Canada.”
Jack Finkenbery, Social Justice Committee Chair, UU Society of South Suffolk, Brentwood, NY

Claire Mayer
“She organized an Earth Dinner potluck celebrating local and organic food (60 attendees).”
Linda DeLap, Liaison, Green Earth Ministry, Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, NJ

Miriam Kashia
“Miriam is participating in the Great Climate March.”
Deb Schoelerman, Green Sanctuary member, UU Congregation of Iowa City, IA