World Environment Day: Green Anglicans join the World in Marking the Day

World Environment Day: Green Anglicans join the World in Marking the Day

Members of The Green Anglicans Movement of Kenya marked World Environment Day by planting over 500 trees at the  Mutuini section of the Ngong’ Road Forest, Nairobi- with a further 1,600 being donated to the local ACK Grace Church Mutu-ini. This year’s theme Centred on Ecosystem Restoration, stressing the need for safeguarding and repairing damaged components of the earth’s ecosystem.

The Provincial Director of Missions, Rev. John Mark Oduor delivered the sermon, urging the attendees to deliberately seek to uphold the interdependence within the earth’s biodiversity. He explained that God commissioned man to take care of the environment while benefiting from it.

Also, present at the event, were Clergy from the Host All Saints’ Cathedral Diocese, the Executive Director of the Anglican Development Services (ADS) Kenya, Bwibo Adieri, as were representatives from Clean Energy Solutions Provider Mwangaza Light and BURN Manufacturing, as well as ACT (Action By Churches Together) Alliance Kenya Forum and Equity Bank Kenya who also sponsored the event.

The Archbishop Plants a Tree during the Graduation ceremony for School Chaplains. Photo/Courtesy

While attending the Graduation Ceremony for School Chaplains at St. Julian’s Centre in Limuru, His Grace, The Most Rev. Dr Jackson Ole Sapit, together with the ACK Provincial Secretary in charge of Mission strategy, Research and Linkages -led the graduates in planting a tree To Mark the day. He also encouraged them to plant trees and points of their choice to mark the event.

Rev. Alfred Keyas of Mumias Diocese and Chaplain at Lubinu High School Plants a tree during the School Chaplains Graduation Ceremony

Several other regions and Dioceses marked the day with others doing so in the recent past.

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Robert Magina (Nambale Diocese) plants a tree Photo/Courtesy
Vihiga County Governor, Dr Wilbur Ottichilo (Kneeling at the Centre with cap) joins ADS Western Staff and Community Members for a Tree Planting Exercise to mark the Day. Photo/Courtesy
Pupils at the All Saints Cathedral Primary hold up tree seedlings donated to the School by Equity Bank Photo/Courtesy

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