Be a Part of This Ministry


1. Keep God's creation in your prayers; pray for its healing and for our efforts to make a difference.
2. Ask your congregation to adopt The Green Church Initiative.
3. Reduce your own environmental footprint and the footprint of your congregation.
4. Enter into a Covenant Relationship with Pat Watkins, a United Methodist missionary who is Executive Director of "Caretakers of God's Creation." Both individuals and congregations can covenant with missionaries through this program. Click here to learn more about Covenant Relationships. Click here to find Pat's biography. 
5. Financially support the program ministry of Caretakers of God's Creation. These funds will be used to carry out our ministry of resourcing the local church and will enable us to do all we can to care for and heal God's creation. You may donate now online by clicking here. Or checks should be made out to: "The Virginia Annual Conference of the UMC" with "Caretakers of God's Creation Account # 711" in the memo line. Send your contributions to  Conference Office of Mission, PO Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
6. Volunteer with Virginia Caretakers of God's Creation.  Contact  Samantha Wilds, Chair of the Virginia Conference Caretakers of God’s Creation 434-822-3579


Caretakers of God's Creation is a Church and Community Ministry of the United Methodist Church


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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
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