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Tips from the Green Team for Events at Church

As the Church opens for more events the #kucgreenteam is sharing green guidelines to provide specific suggestions for ways to be more “green,” reduce waste, and increase sustainability for our Church. Please follow these simple suggestions to inform your purchasing, set-up, and clean-up decisions. Together we can make our church, our community, and [...]

2022-09-09T11:37:33-05:00Church Stories, Green Team|


The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster The beauty of the earth knits us together, pointing us toward the spirit of God. When flowers—a tangible expression of God's love—are in the sanctuary, our spirits are lifted up. When the flowers are dedicated to loved ones on this side of heaven or across the veil, we [...]

Green Team Summer News

By Katie Nahrwold and King Poor, Green Team Co-Chairs The Kenilworth Union Church Green team is excited to share updates of our recent environmental efforts. Gardening with A Just Harvest Last summer we established a new partnership with our long-term benevolence agency A Just Harvest in the Howard Street neighborhood of Rogers Park. While [...]

2022-07-05T14:29:04-05:00Church Stories, Green Team|

Help Needed at Green Team/A Just Harvest Service Project

The Kenilworth Union Green Team is partnering with longtime benevolence agency A Just Harvest (AJH) for the second annual supporting AJH Outdoor Growing Spaces. In recent years, AJH has expanded its mission to include growing its own food (The Genesis Project) at three nearby community gardens. Our Green Team had great success gardening with [...]

2022-05-31T12:29:37-05:00Church Stories, Green Team|

A Just Harvest Plant Sale

Every Tuesday–Saturday Plant Sale in front of our Hoophouse 7649 N Paulina Street Please join the Kenilworth Union Church Green Team in supporting A Just Harvest, a longtime benevolence agency of Kenilworth Union Church. Please support this plant sale if you can and share the news with a neighbor!

2022-05-25T12:43:21-05:00Church Stories, Green Team, Outreach|

Green Team at A Just Harvest

Katie Nahrwold The Kenilworth Union Church Green Team began working with A Just Harvest’s (AJH) urban agriculture program in July 2021. Since then, we have made great progress working side by side with the AJH team and our Kenilworth Union members. When we first arrived this summer, we began clearing the parking lot [...]

2021-11-12T08:42:17-06:00Church Stories, Green Team|

Kenilworth Union Church Tree Scavenger Hunt

By Katie Nahrwold In honor of the Village of Kenilworth’s 125th Anniversary Heritage Tree program, we are celebrating trees and landmarks on our church property. Enjoy a scavenger hunt using clues below to identify trees and special sculptures at Kenilworth Union Church. To learn more about the Kenilworth Heritage Tree Program, how [...]

2021-08-20T08:23:10-05:00Church Stories, Green Team|