Author: Mission Green

Good Shepherd receives 2 national sustainability awards!

In the fall of 2023, the congregation received the “Cool Congregation – Platinum Medallion” certification for becoming all-electric, Carbon Neutral and Net Zero Energy use from the Interfaith Power and Light organization. Additionally, in February 2024, the Good Shepherd Carbon Neutral Initiative won the top national prize from IPL under the “Energy Saver” category for […]

Mission Green Annual Report 2023

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Achieves Carbon Neutrality/Net Zero in 2023 Mission Green and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church are celebrating a major partnership milestone this year. In 2023, the church achieved carbon neutrality/net zero energy use, thanks to the efforts of its Mission Green initiative and the support of the congregation. The journey to carbon neutrality […]

Mission Green Advocacy

Mission Green Advocacy As a Cool Congregation recipient, the Good Shepherd Carbon Neutral Initiative has received much attention. The project is currently featured on the Interfaith Power and Light national website: as well as the Iowa Interfaith Power and Light website:  Jim and Liz Fritz – Mission Green LLC presenting at the Iowa Energy Summit. Mission […]