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The Care of Creation Committee’s mission is to increase our collective awareness of God’s creation around the 32-acre grounds of Eastern Shore Chapel and gently lead us towards practices that reduce our impact on the environment. We are also committed to educating the congregation about our stewardship responsibilities and helping us learn to live, collectively and individually, in greater harmony with the land, the Lynnhaven River, the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and “this fragile earth, our island home.”

Do you want to know more about Care of Creation or get involved? Please contact Rich Hildreth, <rmhildreth@icloud.com>.

“The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world and those who live in it; for he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the rivers.” Psalm 24: 1-2 NRSV