Helping your faith community become sustainability leaders

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 helping you understand your buildings’ energy use and emissions. 

GSS was invited to speak about our energy benchmarking program on CBC Radio! You can catch the recording HERE if you missed it!

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 and earn points to spend through online stores!

Take Action Against Climate Change!

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: gssenergy@faithcommongood.org

Charlie Scromeda: greeningsacredspaces@gmail.com

Contact us

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2203 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 7L9

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