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Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action

Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action at a Glance

A Bit of Background

The Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action is a group of individuals and organizations of faith in the Rochester metropolitan area seeking to create a meaningful response to Climate Change.  In doing so we acknowledge our common conviction to care for the earth and its people.   Working together we seek to share resources, leverage our strengths and magnify our positive impact.

Upcoming Events
Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Summit 2- POSTPONED
Irondequoit United Church of Christ
Irondequoit United Church of Christ, 644 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617, USA
Join us for a celebration of our common goal of global stewardship and a sustainable future as we come together to make meaningful impacts in our communities.
IPL Faith Climate Action Week
April 17th - April 26th
At your House of Worship or Institution
April 17th - April 26th
At your House of Worship or Institution
RAICA is proud to join people and institutions of Faith all across the nation in Interfaith Power and Light's 11th Annual Faith Climate Action Week, April 17th – 26th
RPCC Quarterly Member Meeting
Tue, Feb 18
RPCC office (then Old Stone Tavern)
Feb 18, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
RPCC office (then Old Stone Tavern), 758 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
RPCC will be hosting its first quarterly all member organizations--including their members--and prospective members are welcome!
Sustainable Homes Rochester 2020 Campaign Kick-off Event
Thu, Feb 06
Three Heads Brewing
Feb 06, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Three Heads Brewing, 186 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
The event will be on Thursday Feb 6th from 430p-630p at Three Heads Brewing, 186 Atlantic Avenue.

Recent Idea Exchange Posts

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collaborate, share ideas and information 

Sourcing clean renewable energy like solar is one of the easiest and most meaningful actions that religious institutions and congregants can take to fight climate change.

Community Solar Campaign

Educational workshops to educate and empower people in individual and collective engagement to reverse climate change.

Project Drawdown

Improving the energy efficiency of your House of Worship, Religious Institution of Household is a triple win- fighting climate change, saving money, improving health and comfort.

Energy Efficiency 

Transportation is the emerging as the next major area of impact.  Helping your congregation find low impact ways to get to your house of worship and other destinations is a great way to make a difference.


Composting food waste reduces the climate change impacts from food waste landfilling, returns nutrients and improves soil quality.

Composting Service


Resource Library

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Idea Exchange

(Not yet campaigns) 

 the Idea Exchange is a member forum to share best practices, news and collaborate to form new initiatives

Check out the last three posts to the idea exchange below


Texts, statements, links

RAICA Summit

Service and presentations from May 19, 2019 Summit

Greening Congregations

Greening guides, footprint calculators

Solutions List

Database of local and global organizations, companies and information 

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