WHERE AS: In 2006 the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship embarked on a journey to live more in harmony with the Earth;

AND WHERE AS: A Green Sanctuary Program was created, team members recruited and an audit was conducted to see where on this path the congregation was;

AND WHERE AS: Twelve projects were selected based on the UU Ministry for the Earth program specifications

AND WHERE AS: The program kicked off on Earth Day 2007 and the projects began;

AND WHEREAS: The membership of the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship has reviewed our progress, agreed that the twelve projects have been successfully completed, is committed to continue on this journey and is now ready to apply to the UUA for accreditation as a “Green Sanctuary” congregation.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: The Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship is authorized to apply for the Green Sanctuary Accreditation of the UUA.