St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church People of Faith Serving Beautiful Whidbey Island

Greening & Our Parish

St. Augustine’s Greening Committee

Acknowledging our baptismal call to be stewards of creation, we offer guidance and support for congregational implementation of best environmental “green” practices within our common life, both as individuals and as a community.

Green Partnerships:

  • Earth Ministry
  • Sustainable Whidbey Coalition
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Ecumenical Greening Congregations
  • Whidbey Camano Land Trust
  • Friends of South Whidbey State Park


Green Outreach:

  • Honeymoon Bay Road Clean-up
  • Ecumenical Work Parties
  • Bishop’s Committee on the Environment Retreats
  • Earth-Ocean Month Participation
  • Environmental Films at Clyde


Green In-reach:

  • Parish Recycle Duty
  • Energy Audits (Church & Parishioners)
  • Efficient Heating Recommendations
  • Solar Energy Audit


Green Education & Information:

  • Quarterly Environmental Forums
  • Monthly Green Light Articles
  • Four-week Environmental Series
  • Narthex Wall Displays