This year, Polo Church of the Brethren is creating a community garden. However, the organizers realized that a water source was needed. Luckily, Canton Church of the Brethren was working on a rain barrel project, which initiated a conversation between Canton COB and Polo COB. These conversations lead to Canton COB donating a rain barrel to Polo COB’s community garden project. Pastor Kevin Kessler of Canton COB said “A community garden is a valuable ministry. We, at Canton, are glad for the opportunity to share in a sister congregation’s efforts. As congregations, we are not entities unto ourselves. Together we make a difference.
The following post is taken from the Canton Chronicle, Vol 2017 #4.
Dignity: Fostering wholeness, balance, and peace through respect of God’s creation.
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Happy Earth Day from the CCOB!
Did you know the Church of the Canton Church of the Brethren has a deep history of caring for the environment? In fact, as part of our Dignity journey we decided to make this commitment to preserving and restoring the environment a pillar of our church. We even included it in our mission statement!
Welcome to the Canton Church of the Brethren, a community of faith that values dignity, putting it into practice by fostering wholeness, balance, and peace through respect of God’s creation .
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