Green Church Operations Certification
The Green Church Association offers a certification program for churches that demonstrate excellence in Green Operations. The certification requirements are grouped into seven sections: Energy Conservation, Water Conservation, Green Cleaning, Pest Control, Purchasing, Recycling, and Communication. Meeting these certification criteria requires substantial effort. Yet, with a strong commitment certification is obtainable for most churches.
If you are ready to move beyond the basics to high level performance green practices, we encourage you to pursue certification. The first step is to be become a registered certification applicant. There is a link below that will guide you to the registration page. Then, we will e-mail you the application kit. When you are ready to apply for certification, submit the appication with the application fee.
We will review your application and contact you with any questions. If we identify areas where you have not met the minimum requirements, we will work with you achieve the requirements.
Once the requirements are met, we will provide you will decals you can place on entry doors to communicate your achievement. We will provide you with versions of the certifcation emblem you can use in print and electronic communications. We will post information about your church's achievement on our website. Certification is effective for a period of 4 years.
Green Certified Church Operations
Click here for the Membership and Certification Policy.
Click here to order Certification Stickers & Emlems.
Churches that have achieved Green
Christ United Methodist Church
Click the link below for detailed information