Minnesota Episcopal Environmental Stewardship Commission (MEESC)

Episcopal Church in Minnesota

Membership List

Upcoming Activities:

Next Meeting:

We meet quarterly close to the solstice and equinox.

Annual Special Projects


Resolution on the Spirituality of Food Production

Resolution on Church Buildings and Grounds

Resolution on Creation Season

Resolution on Green Congregations

If you are interested in the MEESC and would like to know more, we've listed some contacts below:

Committee Chair
Rev Tom Harries (Co-Chair) Richfield, MN Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion St. Peter, MN
Jill Peterman (Co-Chair) Duluth, MN St. Paul's Episcopal Duluth, MN
Rev Elaine Barber Minneapolis, MN Supply Clergy, Diocese of Minnesota
Pat Benson Northfield, MN Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour Faribault, MN
John Gibbs, PhD Park Rapids, MN Trinity Episcopal Park Rapids, MN
Rev Buff Grace Stillwater, MN Ascension Episcopal Stillwater, MN
Mary Groeninger Ely, MN St. Mary's Episcopal Ely & Tower, MN
Rev Helen Hanten Duluth, MN St. Andrew's by-the-Lake Episcopal Duluth, MN
Rev Sally Maxwell Duluth, MN Chaplain, University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth, MN
Chuck Morello (Webverger) Eveleth, MN St. James' Episcopal Hibbing, MN
Rev Canon Steve Schaitberger Brainerd, MN Canon Missioner for Rural Affairs, Episcopal Church in Minnesota
Rev Margaret W. Thomas Duluth, MN St. Paul's Episcopal Duluth, MN
Nelson Thomas (Finances) Duluth, MN St. Paul's Episcopal Duluth, MN
Trish Unger Rochester, MN St. Luke's Episcopal Rochester
Bert Whitcombe Fergus Falls, MN St. James Episcopal Fergus Falls, MN
Members emeritus
Rev Wanda Copeland Horseheads, NY St. Matthew's Episcopal Horseheads, NY
Colleen Krebs Minneapolis, MN Cathedral of St. Mark Minneapolis, MN
Tere Mann Fergus Falls, MN Studying environmental theology in Boulder, CO
Emily Nesvold Northfield, MN All Saints' Episcopal Northfield, MN
Kinnan Stauber Duluth, MN St. Andrew's by-the-Lake Episcopal Duluth, MN
Rev Roger Weaver Tower, MN Retired
Members in Memoriam
Nan Stokes (1929-2010) Duluth, MN
Membership current as of: 2012-06-14
Information current as of: 2012-11-30

If you are interested in providing input to our pages or discussing environmental issues, please contact our Webverger, or any of the other members of the MEESC (above).

If you are interested in attending a MEESC meeting or in becoming an active member, please contact whomever on the membership list catches your interest or is near you.

You also may write to the MEESC at:
MEESC c/o C. Morello 4451 Lakeside Drive Eveleth, MN 55743-4400 USA

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