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General Seminary Goes Greener

Chad Rancourt writes:

The General Theological Seminary (GTS) is partnering with GreenFaith, a leading interfaith environmental coalition, and the Green Seminary Initiative (GSI) to create a new environmental certification program specifically designed for seminaries and theological schools.

GTS is a charter member among a small, select group of pilot seminaries and theological schools that will help GreenFaith and GSI define the new certification program’s standards and procedures during 2012.

“General’s partnership with GreenFaith is a further step in our commitment not only to teaching environmental theology and stewardship, but also to being increasingly green ourselves,” said GTS President Lang Lowrey. “We aim to be a leader among seminaries in caring for God’s creation.”

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