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Green Sanctuary


From the UUCOV campus to our homes and from our pulpit to our lifespan education classrooms, we strive to live our seventh principle "respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part." Our sanctuary is solar powered and our campus is landscaped with native and Florida Friendly landscaping. We engage our youth in learning about the environment and how to take care of our Earth. We provide timely forums and seminars to our adult congregants as well as the public at large on sustainability, climate change, and environmental justice. We also celebrate the Earth with our annual Earth Day Intergenerational Service.

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Green Sanctuary News

Green, Green, Green

EcoEarth‘Sustainable’ means able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed; environmental sustainability refers to using our natural resources in a way that protects them for the future In short, sustainability looks to protect our natural environment, human and ecological health, while driving innovation and not compromising our way of life.

Abby Gage, member of the Green Sanctuary Committee, teaches classes in sustainability at the State College of Florida; her students are competing to win an environmental poster contest, to be decided on Earth Day in April.  Here’s your opportunity to participate, enjoy their efforts, perhaps learn a thing or two about taking care of the environment. Just go to, look at all of the 31 images and vote for your favorite two.