Join the Church of the Guardian Angel and Blue Water Baltimore to help plant native pollinator perennials and shrubs in a previously blighted alley. Volunteers are not expected to stay the entire time-but if you can spare a couple of hours they would love your help. Participants will learn best practices for planting, and all about the benefits ofconservation landscaping. This is part of our One Water Partnership in Jones Falls.
Pollution 101-Join Mount Lebanon Baptist Church's Green Team to learn what kinds of pollutants are entering our streams and Harbor. Answer the questions: How does the pollution get there in the first place and what you can do to fight it? You will learn how to identify illicit discharges, who to report pollution to, and how to engage your community in restoration events. Attending this training will make you eligible to participate in Outfall Screening Blitz (OSB) events, in which teams of citizen scientists take water quality samples from stormwater outfalls and analyze them. This event is part of our One Water Partnership Program.
Take home your own free tree! Come to a giveaway this Spring and get inspired by the many benefits of native trees! Blue Water Baltimore and TreeBaltimore are partnering to offer a variety of species ranging from smaller flowering and fruiting trees to large canopy trees. Every tree cools and cleans our air, absorbs stormwater, increases local biodiversity and beautifies our neighborhoods. Pick out the one that's right for your yard. Free trees available for residents of Baltimore City or County ONLY.
Wondering "how can my congregation beautify our grounds and care for Creation at the same time?"
Well here's your answer!
Join us on an inspirational bus tour of sites at congregations in Gaithersburg where projects have been installed that illustrate how to contribute to reducing water pollution while also enhancing the beauty of their congregation.
Come witness these showcase examples to learn how to go forth and "do likewise" at your congregation.
Join us for an inspirational walk to experience the beauty of nature, reflect upon spiritual texts about Creation, and learn about the floral and fauna of our community all of which depend upon our care of the local waters that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. Followed by the walk we'll enjoy fellowship and sharing about our hopes and dreams for our stewardship of the land and waters.
Join us for a spiritual walk in the park to learn about what’s happening to our local watershed and the web of life that depends on it. Together, we’ll discuss actions you and your congregation can take to be faithful stewards of the environment.
Location: Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Directions: From entrance on Clopper Road proceed straight ahead past the Contact Station on left. Turn right at top of hill. Go to next intersection to Chickadee parking area.
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Come and explore ways to put your congregation’s vision into action!
This workshop will be an opportunity to:
- Receive guidance in developing a plan of action in your congregation.
- Learn more about the City of Gaithersburg Rainscapes Program
- Learn about grant opportunities to help support projects on your property.
Thank you for your interest in our "God's Water Heroes" Vacation Bible School or Sunday School Curriculum. We are currently creating a waiting list for interested participants. This is open for congregations throughout Maryland. If you have questions please contact Bonnie Sorak at email@example.com or call 443-799-0349.
VBS Program at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Baltimore. "Wade in the Water" liturgical dance.
Signing up indicates your interest and will help us establish demand for the program in regions around Maryland.