Green Boat Group


The Green Boat is all about being good stewards of our church’s environmental resources/impact .Meets monthly for potluck and fellowship with the purpose of supporting each other as a faith community, as we learn about the environment and are propelled into action. Check the Call and Sunday bulletin for activities and announcements. Join the UUCC Green Boat facebook group!

Green Boat News

Decmber 15, 2019

Cool Congregations Challenge Application

Green Boat applied for the Energy Saver category of this challenge, sponsored by the national nonprofit, Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) which solicits applications each year about what is being done for climate change. (See )

See more details in our application, Energy Efficiency with Lights, Insulation, and with Heating and Cooling.


May 16, 2019

The Green Boat group sponsors a proposal to install solar panels on the church roof

The installation of solar panels on the church is a bold, visionary response to our commitment to reduce impacts of climate change.

The proposal will be be voted on at our June 2, 2019 Annual Meeting.


January 29, 2019

We are taking concrete steps to reduce our carbon footprint!

Read more below (documents from a recent Green Boat presentation in Adult Spiritual Formation.)



January 2017

In January 2017 we became the first church in Iowa to join the Paris Pledge developed by Interfaith Power and Light to encourage congregations to take action to meet the Paris climate change conference goal to limit global warming. Read more about our actions via Iowa Interfaith Power and Light. Download the press release (pdf; 31KB)

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