July 29, 2014; St. Louis – This Thursday, the Jewish Environmental Initiative (JEI) a committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis along with Missouri Interfaith Power and Light and the U.S. Green Building Council will co-host an action-oriented program designed to help save energy in homes and synagogues. The event is supported by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL).
The program, Make a Difference: Environmental Action for Your Home & House of Worship will feature award-winning meteorologist Mike Roberts and Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, a national board member of Interfaith Power & Light, former pastor of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta, and an inductee into the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame. Break-out sessions will include discussions for greening your home and greening your house of worship. Suggestions will be provided of how to get started in the process of reducing energy use.