Branch Brook Park, located in New Jersey’s Essex County, received help from more than forty World Mission Society Church of God volunteers to clear invasive plants and debris as part of the park’s Care of the Park Movement. The park relies on volunteers to preserve its natural resources of more than two miles of trails, fields, trees and ponds.
For the past seven years the World Mission Society Church of God and the American Littoral Society (ALS) have been working together to make the 13,000 acres of natural preserve in Jamaica Bay a sustainable habitat for wildlife and a serene getaway for the community.
Every year, the World Mission Society Church of God holds the Worldwide Environmental Cleanup Movement for the Passover. It's one day, one time, when Churches in the more than 175 countries carry out cleanups in their local regions, all in preparation for the Passover Feast of God. Once again, Church of God members coming from [...]
Over the years, the community of Israel Bitumul in Caño Martín Peña in San Juan, Puerto Rico has become a landfill. It’s been suffering from sewage floods and, because of a shortage in resources, it has not received much help. On Sunday, January 26, 2014 the volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God [...]
Volunteers worked with Jersey Cares and Friends of Liberty to protect the ecosystem at the Liberty State Park. Since last autumn, when trees lost their leaves, the grass has been covered in leaves, which keep the grass from receiving proper sunlight and nutrients. Volunteers worked in unity to clean up approximately 300 thirty-gallon bags of leaves in their two-hour activity.
Removing ten tons of debris is no easy task. But that's how 200 members from the World Mission Society Church of God in New York spent their Sunday on September 22nd. Volunteers worked with the American Littoral Society to remove the debris that was left on the coastline since Hurricane Sandy’s damage to Broad Channel and the Rockaways last October.
Superstorm Sandy devastated the Rockaways leaving hundreds of families to piece together their destroyed homes and ruined memories. Volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God wasted no time and spent more than two weeks helping families drain out flooded basements and salvage as much as possible. In the spring time, volunteers returned to the area and joined the American Littoral Society to plant salt marshes, which would help prevent future storm surges.
This spring the World Mission Society Church of God in New York launched its Good Samaritan Movement aimed at changing the world one volunteer service at a time. Now as part of the Movement and as we prepare for the Passover Feast of God, more than one hundred volunteers united to participate in the Clean [...]
Times Square became a destination for the World Mission Society Church of God members during their 11th annual Clean World Movement in preparation for the Passover feast. Members worked in unison to beautify one of the world's most populace cities. The New York Metropolitan area is home to roughly 18.9 million people—with 40% of its [...]
The marshlands and beach areas around the New York Harbor have, for decades, been overlooked and neglected. Contamination of this ecosystem, lack of environmental protection and government mismanagement had left many of these areas, once the pride of the region, fallow. Only in recent years, with the creation of the National Park Service Gateway [...]
Over 100 volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God gathered to clean up Pennington Park along the Passaic River on July 24, 2011. The members cleaned up a substantial amount of the river surface, the riverbank, and adjacent park areas. For several hours, they worked under the sweltering heat to achieve a result that [...]
As the seasons change, the landscape changes accordingly. Most regions in the world have very slight or no change in season, but the Northeastern region of the United States experiences very drastic climatic changes during the year. From freezing subzero winters to sweltering summers, the alternating weather patterns provide for a unique biome. New York [...]