Communities of faith are aligned with caring for our earthly home and the people that inhabit it through religious teachings, feeding the hungry, and other missions. Some HT communities have made the connection between reducing the impacts of our changing climate with the missions they are already investing in.
Two interfaith organizations meet locally to share information and ideas on acting to reverse climate change with work within and outside of their congregations: Main Line Interfaith Power and Light and POWER.
The Main Line Chapter covers the suburbs of Philadelphia, including Haverford Township. They have virtual meetings the 4th Mondays of month from 7-8:30pm with a check-in and sharing time from 7-7:30pm and a presentation from 7:30-8:30pm. Email MainLine@paipl.org for the link.
POWER is a interfaith and multiracial group who has many campaigns including climate justice. The link below is for POWER Metro which includes Delaware County.
A local Creation Care Ambassador will come to talk with your community of faith about our changing climate and how it intersects with the work of faith communities. Creation Care Ambassadors received training through Blessed Tomorrow, an interfaith organization.
Learn more about how Catholics are caring about climate change
“Only when we see that we are part of the totality of the planet, not a superior part with special privileges, can we work effectively to bring about an earth restored to wholeness.”
– Elizabeth Watson
Learn how Lutherans are acting to reduce climate change
The Jewish Earth Alliance welcomes people of all faith perspectives to join their grassroots efforts to effect policy.
Website,, 235 E. Eagle Rd. Havertown PA
Website, 501 Brookline Blvd, Havertown, PA
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"Lighting accounts for up to 60% of annual electricity costs for many businesses. Today’s advanced lighting technologies, sensors and controls offer a significant opportunity for energy and cost savings." - PECO
PECO offers rebates on the installation of certain energy efficiency measures such as lighting upgrades to LED, certain heating & cooling systems, and appliances
The Sustainable Energy Fund is a nonprofit that helps businesses and nonprofits get energy efficiency and renewable energy projects done without breaking the bank. Check out their programs including a 1% renewable energy loan.
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) is an innovative financial tool for property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation projects. C-PACE can provide up to 100% funding of total project costs by placing a special voluntary assessment on the property that repays the costs of the upgrades.More info below Montgomergy County info
The Clean Energy Co-op helps community businesses and nonprofits go solar with $0 down local financing through our Co-op members. Contact us if your community business or nonprofit would like to see if you solar is right for you.
Free on-site assessment of your business, with a custom report detailing the estimated energy savings of potential upgrades.
Typically this audit has focused on lighting.
PECO can provide customized energy reports for your business with recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency.
Assessments can take a 360-degree view of how your business is using energy—demonstrating the effectiveness of your heating and cooling equipment, quantifying your lighting portfolio, and more.
Installed rooftop solar in 2021 to cover 100% of their electricity needs