Chelsea gains EcoCongregation Award - 2006
- Fair trade goods are used in the café, open to King's Road during the week. They are also exploring use of the nearest farmers' market (Wandsworth)
- The Church has switched electricity suppliers to one using renewable energy sources (spring 2001)
- Energy efficient light bulbs have been given to those on low incomes, courtesy of LEB
- Lower wattage light bulbs were used when refurbishing church's Narthex welcome/reception/coffee area
- Water-saving 'hippos' were put in the church toilet cisterns
- A restful garden has been created in the church courtyard (previously a barren space)
- Recycled paper is used for service sheets, newsletters, notepaper and photocopies. There are bins for recycling paper once used. A copy of the weekly Methodist Recorder is "reused" by taking it to Wandsworth Prison Library once read!
- An informal car pool arrangement exists to get others, particularly frailer members, to services and meetings
- Prayers and sermons for environmental concerns are made use of.
- The majority of the church's money is envested in an ethical Methodist fund. Consideration is being given towards moving the current account to the Co-op or Triodos.
- The church is working towards a no smoking policy - a decision taken summer 2001 which will include volunteers training for one-to-one counselling
- The church has signed up for the Eco-Congregation Programme, launched Sept 2000 - this will be our way of keeping involved with the topic