• Rev. Kip Banks, Sr., East Washington Heights Baptist Church
  • Rev. Scott Benhase. Above, Rev. Jered Weber-Johnson blesses rooftop solar panels, St. Alban's Episcopal Church
  • Nadia Janjua, DC Green Muslims. Above, Julie Bruns, Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, testifies against a proposed coal plant.
  • Rabbi Andrea Cohen-Keiner. Above, Rev. Rob Hardies blesses bikes (and riders) at All Souls Church, Unitarian.
  • Members of Tikkun Leil Shabbat and DC Green Muslims discuss the film <em>Renewal</em>
  • Director Joelle Novey. Members of local congregations at a vigil on the National Mall.

Our Mission

is to help hundreds of congregations of all faiths across Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia to save energy, go green, and respond to climate change.

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part of a network of Interfaith Power & Light groups across the country.


we are building a national religious response to the climate crisis.

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Journey through Passover with our Earth Justice Haggadah

Screen Shot 2016-04-06 at 12.15.32 PMThis Earth Justice Haggadah is a collaboration of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), and Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA).

Jewish families are invited to use this supplement to bring environmental themes to their seders this year, when the start of the Passover holiday coincides with both Earth Day and the signing of the United Nations’ Paris climate agreement .

Download our Earth Justice Haggadah: http://bit.ly/EarthJusticeHaggadah



Apply for Maryland Organizer Fellowship!

IPL staffWant to organize faith communities on climate? Apply for our MD Organizer Fellowship for 2016-2017!

Our grassroots climate organization seeks a warm and energetic community organizer based in Baltimore to engage religious communities of all faith traditions in Baltimore and across the state of Maryland in taking action on climate change. The position is a one-year fellowship with possibility of extension.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to karen@gwipl.org by March 15. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here for more information about the position!