Congregations use religion to emphasize environmental awareness

Area houses of worship hope to help the Chesapeake, use alternative energy

By Raven L. Hill
The Baltimore Sun
October 11, 2010

For St. James Episcopal Church, environmental activism is a religion.

The church, nestled in Parkton’s lush farmland and rolling hills, has received a Maryland Energy Administration grant to install a wind speed indicator, the first step in what church leaders hope will eventually lead to a wind turbine on its premises.