Green Team

Mission Statement

To reveal the connection of our congregation and community to God’s presence in the natural world, by fostering a culture of environmental reflection, engagement and stewardship

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, May 8th, 9-11am: Save the Environment of Moorestown (STEM) for a Natural Area Care Trail Cleanup, South Valley Woods (behind South Valley Elementary School). This is a great service project for ages 9+, seniors and confirmands/mentors
  • Saturday, May 22nd, 10am-12pm: New Jersey Farmers Against Hunger for a Summer Gleaning at Specca Farms (Springfield Township). This is a great service project for all ages, including families, seniors and confirmands/mentors. 

Eco Tip of the Month

Food Tip
Worldwide meat production releases more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire transportation sector combined (Source: UN Environment Program). Start small by eliminating meat one day per week, or challenge yourself by taking a week-long vegetarian pledge.

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Green Team Plastic Bag Recycling Project

We can help our environment and our Green Faith Circle fellow members at Temple M’Kor Shalom in Cherry Hill with their plastic bag recycling project by dropping off plastic bags at their location on...

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Green Holiday Tips

Some Green Holiday Tips from the Sierra Club Decorating Decorate a locally grown tree. After Christmas, recycle your tree.If you have tree allergies, buy a tree made in the USA.Use seasonal fruit...

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Tired of being stuck inside? Want to get outdoors and breathe some fresh air, while also serving our community? Join us for the annual NJ Farmers Against Hunger Thanksgiving packing service event on...

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Environmental Justice and Compassionate Voting View PowerPoint Presentation What is “environmental justice?” According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, environmental justice is defined as...

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For Such a Time as This”– Esther 4:14 In this era of ecological, social and political turmoil, one might ponder “how are we of the Lutheran tradition putting our faith values into action?” One...

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Did you know that St. Matthew has an Environmental Sustainability Plan? In 2017, the Green Team began gathering information on how our church manages its energy use, water, and other resources....

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Green Team: July Updates

“God’s Work. Our Hands.” —Evangelical Lutheran Church in America The sacredness of creation crosses many faith traditions. In the Lutheran church, the ELCA, through its 1993 Statement on...

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Green Team Update June 2020

“…whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all. For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his...

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Green Team Update May 2020

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Since 1970, when over 20 million Americans took to the streets calling for systemic change in how we relate to our environment, we are reminded...

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Photo Galleries

Children’s Pollinator Garden
NJ Farmers Against Hunger Event
Meatless Monday Potluck Dinner

Sunday Worship

9:30AM In-Person & Live Streaming Worship View bulletin & YouTube worship link.
11:15AM Online Sunday School. Register.

318 Chester Avenue, Moorestown, NJ 856-235-2055 • stmatthew@stmatthew-lutheran.org

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Mission Statement

Saint Matthew Lutheran Church is a community of disciples reaching out through Christ in loving worship, witness, and service.