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February 2019

How to Play the Carbon Footprint Game

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn how to play the Carbon Footprint Game at your place of worship in celebration of Earth Day! More and more people today know that climate change is real, is caused by people, and is hurting people and the web of life right now. We know that our actions as individuals, families, congregations, businesses – and yes, even governments – can make a difference. The Carbon Footprint game was developed to invite participation of the whole congregation to act in…

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Community Garden at Your Place of Worship

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Peace Lutheran Church, 6362 Lincolnia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
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  Join Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions & Food for Others for a discussion on Food Justice and learn how to grow a community garden at your place of worship this Summer. Grace Plihal, from Food for Others, will discuss how you can get involved in the initiative and how to work with Food for Others. Sue Clark, from Peace Lutheran Church, will speak about her experience working with and maintaining a community garden at her church. RSVP Here Please…

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March 2019

What Lies Upstream

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd.
Oakton, VA 22124
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April 2019

Dr. Ed Maibach Climate Change Talk

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
3999 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030 United States + Google Map
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May 2019

Energy Justice Workshop at UUCR

May 5 @ 11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston., 1625 Wiehle Ave
Reston, VA 20190
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  Would you like to learn how to make your own and others’ homes more comfortable while reducing climate pollution and saving money on energy bills? Please join the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions at Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston for an energy justice workshop! Jill Barker and Eric Goplerud of Arlington Energy Masters will teach participants how to perform simple upgrades to achieve energy and water conservation. After reminding ourselves where our energy comes from and why it matters,…

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Go Green At Your Home Webinar

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn how to purchase green energy and solar panels for your home with an interactive webinar. Thursday, May 16th at 10 AM Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/616753698 Bob More, a member of St. John Neumann, will present on purchasing green energy and how to reduce your carbon footprint through energy choices at your home. Ryan Van Patten, a representative from LEAP, will teach participants how to go solar at their home and the benefits of working with the Solarize Fairfax Program. Please RSVP…

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Solar at Your Congregation

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join FACS & Ipsun Solar for an overview of how make solar projects a reality at your congregation. This hour long webinar will teach participants the steps to coordinate a project. This is a great webinar for any interested congregations! Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/585763494 Friday, May 10th at 12:00 PM Herve Billiet of Ipsun Solar worked with green group leaders at Our Lady Queen of Peace to make their solar energy project a reality. After all the planning, permitting, coordination with…

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Candidates for Chair: Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  Tune in for an exciting debate with all four candidates for Chair of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors: Alicia Plerhoples, Jeff McKay, Ryan McElveen, and Tim Chapman. Moderated by FACS Board Member and Lead Pastor at Peace Lutheran Church Rev. Sarah Scherschligt, candidates will discuss topics related to a healthy, sustainable and equitable Fairfax County, including climate change, affordable housing, transportation, land use and inclusion. Date: Monday, May 13th Time: 8:00 P.M. Channel: Fairfax Public Access Channel 10…

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Go Green at Your Home

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Saint John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Road
Reston, VA 20191
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Learn how to purchase green energy and solar panels for your home with an interactive webinar. Thursday, May 16th at 10 AM Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/616753698 Bob More, a member of St. John Neumann, will present on purchasing green energy and how to reduce your carbon footprint through energy choices at your home. Ryan Van Patten, a representative from LEAP, will teach participants how to go solar at their home and the benefits of working with the Solarize Fairfax Program. Please RSVP…

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June 2019

Showcase and Awards Celebration

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Ave
Reston, VA 20190 United States

  Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) is proud to announce our  Showcase and Awards Celebration on Sunday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 PM at Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation. The event will begin at 3:00 PM with a Showcase "Expo" featuring local organizations' sustainability initiatives. We invite your congregation to take part in our 2019 Sustainability Showcase! This is an opportunity to display the environmental initiatives, achievements and work of your congregation. If you’re interested in showcasing your congregation at the…

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