On Monday, May 21, Delaware Interfaith Power & Light (DeIPL) celebrates its official launch with a worship service and reception featuring a guest sermon by the Rev. Canon Sally Bingham of the national parent organization Interfaith Power & Light.
The service begins at 3 p.m. and is open to the public. It will be held at Limestone Presbyterian Church, 3201 Limestone Road, Wilmington. Along with the Rev. Bingham’s sermon and short addresses by other distinguished guests, there will be a reception with refreshments and a ceremonial tree-planting.
Rev. Bingham will also tour the Camden Friends Meeting house, a LEED Platinum certified facility, and visit St. Andrews School in Middletown with clergy from several denominations as well as state and county officials.
Both IPL and its Delaware chapter have as their mission to mobilize a religious response to the crisis of climate change. Seven Delaware congregations and religious institutions have already become members of Delaware Interfaith Power & Light, and the organization encourages all other faith communities and congregations to become members as well.
Delaware Interfaith Power & Light marshals Delaware’s faith communities to promote energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy to combat climate change and ensure a livable planet for future generations. For more information, please visit http://www.deipl.org.
With Delaware’s official launch, IPL now has a presence in 38 states plus the District of Columbia, as well as on Facebook,Â Â Twitter, and Tumblr.