Sisters of Charity Win Energy Saver Award

Sisters of Charity Win Energy Saver Award

  Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Dubuque won the runner up award in the national Interfaith Power & Light Cool Congregations contest last year in the Energy Saver category. Over the years they have improved the energy efficiency of their campus...
A Solar Story

A Solar Story

By Dale Goodman, Decorah, IA             In the summer of 2014, I was outside building a retaining wall while Decorah Electric was installing a solar array across the street on the roof of First Lutheran Church. I paused and watched frequently. My wife, Susan, and I...
Eden Once Again

Eden Once Again

By Rabbi Esther Hugenholtz, Agudas Achim Congregation, Coralville, Iowa It all makes sense now. It’s winter, the snow is a foot deep and my husband and I are thankful for our four-wheel drive. The car starts without a hitch and ploughs through the snow accumulated on...
Resources for Your Congregation: The Future of Energy and More

Resources for Your Congregation: The Future of Energy and More

                    In an era when it is vital to be responsible global citizens and to do our part in preserving and protecting our environment, Iowa Religious Media Services (IRMS) is intentionally building its media collection in the area of environmental justice,...
Iowa IPL Names New Director

Iowa IPL Names New Director

Iowa Interfaith Power & Light (Iowa IPL) has named Matt Russell, a sustainable agriculture leader at the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, as its new executive director. Russell, a farmer and outspoken advocate for finding solutions to climate change,...