Burst: Green Church deals with care for creation and environmental stewardship. It teaches youth that caring for the environment; reducing waste, using less water and energy, making responsible use of resources, and so on, is an act of faith.
Burst: Green Church teaches the six Rs They are:
This structure is based on the work of Rev. Rebekah Simon-Peter, the author of Seven Simple Steps to Green Your Church, who is an environmental scientist/naturalist-turned-UM elder and who has traveled the country helping congregations go green. Tim Gossett is the writer of this study for youth and has been a leading voice in the green church movement among youth ministers and Christian educators.