Interfaith Power and Light

RIPL President, The Rev. Anita Schell, Rector of Emmanuel, Newport with the Governor.

Rhode Island Interfaith Power and Light is a group that advocates for action taken to mitigate the impact of climate change, especially on our most vulnerable citizens. Made up of 29 churches around the state, including several Episcopal Churches, it seeks to:

  • raise awareness about climate change and related spiritual teachings
  • assist religious communities in promoting energy conservation, energy efficiency, renewable energy and other forms of sustainable living
  • advocate for public policies that will effectively minimize global warming

They provide resources about congregational greening certification, food and faith, energy resources, etc.

Visit their website at