The youth of today can feel frustrated and powerless in the face of the impending threat of global warming, and it can be easy for them to blame older generations for "messing it up" for them. Well, here's something they can do about it: invite them to challenge their congregations to care for Creation!
The Cool Congregations Challenge is a nation-wide contest that challenges congregations and their members to reduce their carbon footprints. Two participating congregations will win $5,000. And two Texas congregations will win $500!
Here's how it works, with ideas for involving your youth group: