EARTH DAY – EARTH WEEKEND 2018

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.
 
Calendar of Events:
SUNDAY, APRIL 22
“Official Earth Day”
 
Tree distribution
Earth Day Event Schedule distribution
 
 
“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and Pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to the body and soul.”    – John Muir 
 

 

“The parks are the Nation’s pleasure grounds and the Nation’s restoring places…. The national parks…are an American idea; it is one thing we have that has not been imported.”

– President Franklin D. Roosevelt
 
 
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 27
“Arbor Day”
 
10:00 – 12-noon
  – *Epworth Preschool Orchard Planting
 
* for more information contact Betsy Plowman, Director, at 302-227-7120.
SATURDAY, APRIL 28
Earth Weekend @ Epworth
 
7:30 AM – PEACEFUL YOGA & MEDITATION 
 
8:45 AM – EARTH HONORING SERVICE
 
9:30 AM   BREAKFAST
 

10:00 AM  SERVICE PROJECTS

  – HOLLAND GLADE ROAD CLEAN UP BEGINS

  – BAYSIDE GARDENS PLANTING & CLEAN-UP

  – OCEANSIDE GARDENS PLANTING & CLEAN-UP

  – VEGGIE GARDEN PLANTING & CONSTRUCTION
  – SKATE PARK LANDSCAPING & CLEAN-UP
 
12:00 – 6:00 PM – FOOD TRUCKS
 
12:00 PM  – EARTH DAY ART SHOW 
“Gratitude to The Earth” in Scott’s Chapel. Runs through Sunday the 29th.

 

12:00 – 3:00 PM – NATURE GAMES & ACTIVITIES

 

3:00 – 6:00 PM   ENTERTAINMENT

  – MASON DIXON LINE HOOTENANNY

  – CAMPFIRE & MARSHMALLOW ROAST

SUNDAY, APRIL 29
Earth Weekend @ Epworth
 
7:45, 9:15 & 11:15 AM – WORSHIP SERVICES
 
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM EARTH DAY ART SHOW
 

8:00 A.M. – 1:00 PM – EXHIBITS

  – EPWORTH ENERGY AUDIT (12:30 PM)

  – INLAND BAYS

  – SIERRA CLUB

  – DE INTERFAITH POWER & LIGHT

  – ABBOTT’S MILL

  – thekitchen@epworth FOOD RESCUE 

  – EPWORTH GARDENING CLUBS
 

2:00 – 4:00 PM  FOOD RESCUED LUNCH

SATURDAY, MAY 19
Hands Across the Sands – Rehoboth Beach
12:00 PM – Boardwalk and Wilmington Ave.
SATURDAY, JUNE 9
2018 VegFest
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – EPWORTH UMC
SEPTEMBER 21 – 23
Food Waste & Hunger Sermons
Participating churches