Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mission Statement

We, the members of The Congregational Church in Cumberland UCC, want to create a community that helps protect our earth and our health by raising environmental awareness, by taking and encouraging local action, and by engaging in global thinking.

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Clean Fifteen/Dirty Dozen: Organic vs. Conventional Produce – June 2011

98% of apples sampled by the USDA contained residues of 56 different pesticides! Pesticides have been linked to a variety of health problems, including brain and nervous system toxicity, cancer, hormone disruption, and skin, eye and lung irritation. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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Planting a Church Garden 2011

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