St. Andrew's Links
Congregation map: The households in our congregation span many counties in Maryland and range as far south as Richmond, Virginia! We have created a Google map that shows the approximate locations of our households. Names and addresses are withheld for privacy reasons, but the church office will be glad to connect you with any of these households upon request. We live near you -- please take a look at our map to see where!
Episcopal Church Links
Episcopal/Anglican Campus Ministry at the University of Maryland
Community Crisis Services, Inc. of Prince George's County
Plan USA supporting children around the world
The Vuleka School in South Africa
Bread for the World urging our nation's leaders to end hunger
- 1sky | One Climate. One Future. One Chance.
A coalition campaigning for nationwide policy change to reduce carbon emissions and climage change.
- 350.org | Global Warming. Global Action. Global Future.
Headed by Bill McKibben, 350.org campaigns for keeping global CO2 levels below 350 parts per million, the level at which climate scientists estimate global warming would become irreversible.
- American Rivers | Thriving by Nature
An organization promoting coservation of rivers around the country.
- Catechism of Creation | An Episcopal Understanding
A statement of beliefs written by the Episcopal Committee on Science, Technology and Faith. Its three sections address Theology of Creation, Creation and Science, and Caring for Creation.
- Center for Integrative Environmental Research | Meeting Complex Environmental Challenges
A research center at the nearby University of Maryland focused on the costs of climate change and its prevention.
- Center for the New American Dream
A Washington-based nonprofit focusing on reducing environmental impact by changing America's consumer habits.
- Clean Air Watch
An advocacy group promoting the reduction of air pollution.
- Committe for a Better Environment | College Park, MD
Our city's municipal organization for addressing environmental concerns that affect the quality of life of residents.
- Community Forklift | Surplus, Salvaged, & Green Building Materials
A local business that offers building materials for environmentally-conscious construction.
- Consumer Consequences | What would the world look like if everyone lived like me?
Ever wonder what sort of lifestyle is sustainable, long-term, for Earth's 6.7 billion people? Ever wonder how the planet would be if everyone lived with your lifestyle?
- Energy Star | Protect our Environment for Future Generations
A joint project of the EPA and the DoE that sets federal standards encouraging energy efficiency. Includes lots of tools to evaluate and improve the efficiency of your home and workplace.
- Episcopal Ecological Network | Caring for God's Creation: Called to be Stewards
Mission: to educate, encourage, and facilitate congregations, dioceses, provinces, and the Episcopal Church, toward local, regional, national, and international activities for the stewardship of God's Creation.
- Episcopal Public Policy Network
A nationwide grassroots network of Episcopalians who call and write their members of Congress and the Administration to advocate positions of the Church—including the need to care for God's Creation.
- The Ethical Gourmet | by Jay Weinstein
“How to Enjoy Great Food that is Humanely Raised, Sustainable, Nonendangered, and that Replenishes the Earth.” A combination cookbook/environmental handbook.
- Friends of Rock Creek's Environment
Local, grassroots conservationists focused on preserving Rock Creek.
- Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light
A non-profit initiative that helps congregations, religious institutions and others in the Washington, DC, area work for a more just, sustainable, and healthier creation by reducing the threat of global warming.
- Green Dimes
Save trees by stopping your junk mail!
- Home Energy Saver | The first web-based do-it-yourself energy audit tool
A resource for a full energy audit, this site even proposes upgrades to your current house and calculates how soon they will pay for themselves in energy savings.
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Winners of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, the IPCC is an international committee established to provide the world's decision makers with an objective source of information about climate change. You can the committee's Fourth Report, released 2007, or a shorter summary.
- Nature Camp
Virginia summer camp for budding naturalists.
- NCC Eco-Justice Programs | Justice for God's planet and God's people
An office of the National Council of Churches of Christ, the Eco-Justice Program is an ecumenical group working to protect and restore God's Creation.
- Power Shift 2007
Youth conference focused on influencing the social and political environment regarding global warming.
- Quaker Earth Care Witness
Christian environmental advocacy from folks who've been doing it a long, long time.
- Rain Gardens from Greenbelt Homes, Inc.
Rain gardens: what they are, how they are environmentally and economically beneficial, and how to plan them.
- RealClimate | Climate science from climate scientists
A commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists, for the public. Scientific, not political or economic.
- Solar Action | Solar Action Alliance is a group of environmentalists who want to spread the word about the most clean, reliable, and abundant source of renewable energy: the sun
- TerraPass A provider of carbon offsets. You can buy a “TerraPass” for your home and/or car based on the estimated amount of CO2 they are emitting each year. The cost of the TerraPass goes to fund third-party CO2 reduction projects (wind power, landfill capping, efficiency improvement…) across the US.
- treehugger A media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream, with green news, solutions, and product information.
- Worldwatch Institute | Vision for a sustainable world
- Worldwatch analyzes interdisciplinary environmental data from around the world, providing information on how to build a sustainable society.