Religious Approaches to Ecological Understanding & Action

As part of the Anglican Communion, we encourage Anglicans to support sustainable environmental practices as individuals in their daily lives and throughout their communities. For more information, visit our blog here.

Mandate

The Stewardship of the Environment Committee is responsible to the Anglican Diocese of Montreal for increasing awareness of our inter-dependence with God's environment and through advice, consultation and support, to foster the improvement of our relationship with the environment.

Within this mandate, the Committee has the following long-term objectives: To provide education and support to the Diocese in developing public positions on environmental issues;

To act as a liaison between the Diocese of Montreal and the National Church on environmental issues;

To act as a liaison between the Diocese of Montreal and civil society and religious organizations that deal with environmental issues;

To assist, with similar groups in other denominations and religions in promoting stewardship of the environment at the municipal, provincial and federal levels; To act as a consultative group to the Diocese and to the parishes on environmental issues; and

To act as a resource group to the parishes of the Diocese in promoting actions within the parish that reduces their impact on the physical environment.

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