Mark the calendar now for the Earth Day Weekend at Epworth United Methodist Church, Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28. The weekend will include outdoor activities Saturday morning, and inside activities on Sunday. On Saturday, anyone who likes to garden is welcome to come join in the activities. There is also a group forming to clean up Holland Glade Road. Then, from noon to 6 p.m., there will be food trucks, so, bring an appetite and lawn chair.
On Sunday, there will be indoor displays and exhibitors from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with a focus this year on Weaning Ourselves Off Plastics. Also on Sunday, Jennifer Biddle, an associate professor from the College of Earth, Ocean, & Environment at the University of Delaware, will be the guest speaker at the 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. services.
Gail Gingrich will be on hand Sunday to show how reusable tote bags can be made from animal feed bags. Groups have been formed, working at the church, to assemble and sew the bags from cleaned and sterilized feed bags. Bags will also be available for sale that day.
Epworth UMC is a church Exploring Faith and Embracing Community; truly practicing open doors, open minds, and open hearts as a member of the Reconciling Ministry Network, and includes American Sign Language services. To learn more about Epworth, go to www.eumcrb.org.