Creation Care Team

Our Mission

To encourage a deeper awareness of our duties to God’s creation and to take action at the individual, state, and national levels with a focus on prayer, energy efficiency, conservation, and advocacy efforts.

Upcoming Events

•    Anacostia Watershed Society Earth Day cleanup: Join us on Saturday, April 13 at 9am for the event at Kingman Island. Sign up for the St. Matthew’s team.
•    Hospitality Sunday on April 7: Celebrate spring and learn about Creation Care. We will focus on protecting the beauty and bounty of God’s creation. Please stop by after the 8:30am, 10am or 11:30am Masses, enjoy coffee and donuts, and learn more about LaudatoSi',reducing plastic waste, preserving biodiversity and protecting the earth from the destructive forces of climate change. Hope to see you there!

Take Action

•    Join our team
•    Sign the Catholic Climate Declaration (St. Matthew's Parish has!)
•    Email Phil at for more information.