| United Church of Christ New York Metropolitan Association
General Synod - Bike Challange
Are you up for a Challenge?
The New York conference is challenging the United Church of Christ to Bike to General Synod in Grand Rapids !
Could the United Church of Christ get to the next General Synod without Fossil Fuels?
The New York Conference is organizing people to travel by bicycle June 12 to June 26 from Syracuse to Grand Rapids . Our riders will raise money for a new fund to enable the New York Conference churches to go green and will stay with local UCC congregations on our journey across 4 states.
challenge" invites others across the country to bike (or walk!)
to General Synod.
Together can we become a symbol of Christians' love and care for God's creation!
church-wide effort will draw public attention to North America's
disproportionate fuel consumption and its negative environmental
impact. With less than 5% of total population , the
U.S. is the world's oil-thirstiest nation , using
more than 25% of the world's annual oil production.
Anne Lamotte has suggested that the single most important thing one can do to save the world is to GET OFF YOUR BUTT. New York Conference is offering an activity to get you up and moving:
Get on your bike and combat oil over-consumption and environmental degradation.