Michigan Interfaith Power & Light

Connecting faith, sustainability and justice

Michigan Interfaith Power & Light’s mission is to inspire and equip people of faith to exercise stewardship of and love for all Creation.

We offer practical ways to put faith into action by promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainable practices that lead to a cleaner, healthier, and more just world.

Michigan IPL works statewide to gather and focus the immense grassroots power within Michigan’s faith communities to help them become leaders in the effort to address climate change and environmental degradation. 

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    2022 Year End Reflection

    Earlier this year, I was mistaken for someone famous.  A restaurant worker approached me as I waited for lunch: “I just want you to know… I’m such a huge fan," she said, looking at my very intensely. "I love your work."  For a split second there, I sure did think: “Whoa! Michigan IPL is so much higher profile than I realized! How amazing that our good work is being seen by the public and that faithful climate action is on their radar…”  Look at our beautiful Board! 
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    I talked to my Grandson about Voting, Part 1

    Train children in the right way and when old, they will not stray. -Proverbs 6:22, The Green Bible Me, my grandson J, and my husband/J's grandfather.  I’m blessed to have six grandchildren who I love and adore. Two of them are athletes who entered college this August with full scholarships! I’m very proud of all of their accomplishments and grateful they have parents who are raising them with the Christian values our family shares: kindness, justice, and right relationship with others.    I spoke with J, my eldest grandson, recently, in an effort to understand what young people think about voting.  As we discussed his first voting experience, J mentioned that he voted in the August Primary because his parents asked him to... But he really didn’t know what he was doing. 
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