MultiFaith GROWs Featured Faith Gardens

Many faith organizations are committing to environmental stewardship in various ways. Using some of their land for gardens is one example of this emphasis. Here are some featured gardens in the Greater Toledo area. If you would like to add your faith garden to our featured list, please send photos and details to jltrautmanATsbcglobalDOTnet. [substitute the appropriate sign for AT and DOT]

Augsburg Lutheran Church. 1

Cherry Street Mission. 2

Congregation Bnai Israel Garden. 2

Grace Presbyterian Church new 2012. 3

Masjid Saad Foundation new 2012. 3

Messiah Lutheran Church. 4

Monroe Street United Methodist Church. 5

Muhammad Mosque 91 Garden. 5

Padua Center [St. Martin de Porres Church] 6

Pilgrim Church NACCC.. 7

Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania Ohio. 7

St Lucas Lutheran Church. 8

St. Thomas More University Parish. 9

The University Church. 9

 

 

Augsburg Lutheran Church

 

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   Augsburg Lutheran Church

1342 Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH 43612

Pastor Matthy 419-478-2374 pastor.augsburg@sbcglobal.net

Administrative Secretary / Assistant Treasurer

Lori Reid 419-478-2374 lori.augsburg@sbcglobal.net

Outreach Developer

Judy Encheff 419-478-2374 judy.augsburg@sbcglobal.net

 

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

 

Cherry Street Mission

 

 

    Cherry Street Mission

Garden at Mission and at 1919 Madison

 

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

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Congregation Bnai Israel Garden

 

 

    Congregation B'nai Israel Garden

6525 Sylvania Avenue  Sylvania, OH 43560
(419) 517-8400

Rabbi Moshe Saks

 

Garden Coordinator Marty Kaback 419-826-2011 bethandmarty@earthlink.com

 

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

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Grace Presbyterian Church new 2012

 

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    Grace Presbyterian Church

1171 Oakwood Avenue Toledo, OH 43607. Phone: (419) 241-8857;

Gardener Nathan McCain

6000 square foot plots that are divided into three main areas

 

Supported by Toledo GROWs; Senior citizens and church members, assistance from students of Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Boys

 

More pictures

 

Masjid Saad Foundation new 2012

 

 

 

    Masjid Saad Foundation

5225 West Alexis Rd.

Sylvania, Ohio 43560

 

Tel: 419-882-3339

info@masjidsaad.org

garden coordinator Linda Amrou

 

Photos Linda Amrou

 

 

 

Photos Claudia Handwork 2012

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Messiah Lutheran Church

 

 

 

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From website Saturday distribution of free vegetables

Garden

Photos Claudia Handwork 2012

Pastor Cindy Getzinger

4703 Summit Street, Toledo Ohio 43611 419-726-0049, 419-726-0177 fax

Gary Miller, Brian Hart - Messiah's Victory Garden Committee

Started in 2008 and greatly expanded in 2009, the gardens provide free vegetables to anyone who wants them on Saturday distribution days and also contributes to Mustard Seed House.

http://messiahlutheran-toledo.org/

Photos Claudia Handwork 2012

Mustard Seed House

Mustard Seed, an ecumenical ministry of the churches in Point Place / Shoreland area of Toledo Ohio offers direct help and referrals to individuals and families and also operates a choice pantry Feed Your Neighbor site. Mustard Seed is located at 5420 302nd St. Supporting congregations include Point Place United Church of Christ, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Messiah Lutheran Church, RiverPoint Ministries (United Methodist), Crosspoint Community, and Northpoint Church of the Nazarene.

 

 

Photos Claudia Handwork 2012

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Monroe Street United Methodist Church

 

 

Rev. Karen M. Shepler

3613 Monroe Street Toledo, OH  43606

419-473-1167

http://www.monroestumc.com/

One of the earliest faith gardens, started by Bea Maugeri and Marilyn DuFour in 2004. Features raised beds, vertical garden, bees, greenhouse by ProMedica, Toledo GROWS and CITE, Chicken Coop.

 

 

Photos by Ellen Ingram 2012

 

Photos by Ellen Ingram 2012

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Muhammad Mosque 91 Garden

 

 

    Muhammad Mosque 91

1698 Nebraska Avenue, Toledo, Ohio

 

Garden located on Boston Place, near Collingwood and Central.

 

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

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Padua Center [St. Martin de Porres Church]

 

 

Photos by Claudia Handwork 2012

 

1416 Nebraska Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43607 (419) 241-6465

http://paduacenter.org/

 

Center Staff: Sister Virginia Welsh, OSF, Director, Alicia Smith, Educational Coordinator,

 

Photos by Claudia Handwork 2012

 

 

Photos by Claudia Handwork 2012

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Pilgrim Church NACCC

 

 

    Pilgrim Church NACCC

1375 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43612

http://www.pilgrimchurch.tv/ Pastor Ellis Young

 

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

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Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania Ohio

 

Back Garden

Polyhouse

    Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania Ohio

Garden, Orchard, and Poly House Year-round Garden

 

Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania Ohio, 6832 Convent Boulevard, Sylvania, Ohio 43560 Phone: 419-824-3623 Fax: 419-824-3700 www.sistersosf.org

 

Sister M. Jeremias Stinson, OSF

Superintendent of Environmental Stewardship, Shrines and Woodlands

Sister M. Grace Ellen Urban, OSF

Assistant Superintendent of Environmental Stewardship, Shrines and Woodlands

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

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St Lucas Lutheran Church

 

    St Lucas Lutheran Church

745 Walbridge Ave Toledo, OH 43609 (419) 243-8189

 

Pastor Martin Billmeier

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St. Thomas More University Parish

 

From Facebook Page

    St. Thomas More University Parish

https://www.facebook.com/STMCommunityGarden

425 Thurstin Ave., Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402
United States Phone: (419)352-7555

 

Donated Food

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The University Church

 

AmeriCorps VISTA workers

    The University Church

The University Church, 4747 Hill Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43615,
419.534.3080

http://theuniversitychurchtoledo.org/

Rev. Dr. Julian A. Davies
juliandavies@theuniversitychurchtoledo.org

 

Garden Managers - AmeriCorps VISTA

 

 

Ambitious garden program, including raised beds, greenhouses, vertical hydroponic garden, chickens, and bees.

 

Photos Ellen G. Ingram 2012

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