Realigning Our Work for 2019

We live in a time of great contradictions. As Iowa IPL invests in finding and implementing faith-based solutions to climate change, we’re working hard to find a path forward among competing efforts, limited resources, deeply held political positions, and conflicting...
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...