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Sacred Grounds

The current photos in the album depict some of the aspects of St. Barnabas' Episcopal Church Certified National Wildlife Habitat and National Wildlife Sacred Grounds Certification

Certified Wildlife Habitat 
St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church received certification from the National Wildlife Federation as a Certified Wildlife Habitat 2018.PlCertified Wildlife Habitat® ID is: 224890

Stewardship of Creation and NWF Sacred Grounds  
The Earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. Psalm 24:1

In order to honor the goodness and sacredness of God’s creation, the General Convention asked that a commitment to creation care be further strengthened.  We are pleased to announce that in time for Earth Day on April 22, 2019 that St. Barnaba's Episcopal Church is a certified Sacred Grounds site through the National Wildlife Federation program.
Parishioners have participated in the cross-generational Sacred Grounds™ project as we worked together in creating outdoor areas that create habitat for birds and butterflies and welcome pollinators, and by adding native plants to our grounds, including our beautiful Peace Patio and labyrinth.   The outdoor labyrinth was created in the Spring of 2006 by a group of dedicated women and their team of helpers. 

Please contact Mariel York, Director of Christian Education, with your interest in participating in these projects.

 

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