How We Can Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Birthday?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.  Larry Underwood and Randy Freed of BRUU’s Green Team will lead a worship service focused on how we can honor UU’s seventh principle, Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part

BRUU became a Green Sanctuary in 2005, and since then, we’ve made some strides in shrinking our environmental footprint as a congregation.  Join our Zoom service to hear about our latest steps, and what we can do as households and individuals – even in a time of social distancing – to keep Mother Earth healthy.  

As part of Sunday’s Earth Day service, we’ll have a short demonstration of how to use a carbon calculator to estimate your individual or household footprint.  We’ll be using the calculator offered by terrapass, as they provide a link that allows you to purchase carbon offsets if you want.  The calculator is at  The US Environmental Protection Agency also has an excellent carbon footprint calculator at

So if your vision for BRUU includes respect for the interdependent web, and social justice that depends on keeping that web healthy, this will be a good prelude for the post-service Town Hall on developing our Vision.