Helping YOUR faith community become leaders in working towards a more sustainable future for all!

Rev. Joanne Hedge, Applewood United Church, Mississauga

Greening Sacred Spaces allowed us to celebrate, learn and move forward to more fully live with respect in Creation.”

Mark Steiman, Shaarei-Beth El, Oakville

GSS services has been a catalyst helping us adapt operations to reduce our costs as they coach us to embrace more eco friendly behavior. It’s all broadening awareness of social responsibility.

Deborat Laforet, St. Paul’s United Church, Oakville

GSS has been amazing to work with and they have connected us with other agencies in the community, which has helped us with our goal of reaching out and being of service to our community.


Save Money & Energy!

We will help YOU take practical and cost effective climate action by increasing awareness within your community and help you understand your buildings’ energy use and emissions. 

Take Action Against Climate Change!

Inspire YOUR community to act more environmentally sustainable with Random Acts of Green. This app makes sustainable actions easier and rewarding! Download the app today and use the code “Ottawa” to start logging your green acts, tracking GHG reductions, and earning points to spend through online stores!

EVENT NOTICE: JUNE 17th @ 2:30pm EST

Join us to learn about ideas, tools, and grants available – through the Faithful Footprints Program – to help us live our climate commitments. GSS will also discuss how the Ottawa Energy Benchmarking Program helps make this process easier!

Faithful Footprints Grants: Saving Energy & Money
Faithful Footprints Grants: Living Your Faith

Building Capacity: Supporting Interfaith Communities
Event at Sri Sathya Sai Centre of Ottawa with Prasanna – November 30, 2019

Join Our Network! Connect with other communities across Ottawa!

Spot YOUR faith community using our interactive Network Map

Harnessing Sustainability: Education
Event Collaboration with Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre – Jan 23, 2020

Use our FREE Resources:

Sustaining Communities: Collective Action
Audit for Unitarian Congregation in Halton-Peel with David Patterson 2018


About Us

Greening Sacred Spaces (GSS) – The Ottawa Chapter is a practical
program run by Faith & the Common Good (FCG) that assists faith communities with both the educational and spiritual dimensions of greening as well as the “how-to” side of audits, retrofits, and generally reducing a faith community’s footprint.

More About Us

Get In Touch

Hannah Morgan: gss-ebp1@faithcommongood.org

Emine Turgut: gssenergy@faithcommongood.org

Contact us

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2203 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 7L9

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