AGENDA Welcome – Liz Froese Welcome – Liz Froese Presentation – Lewis Nickerson & Clark Hannah Presentation – Lewis Nickerson & Clark Hannah Table Discussion: Six Hats – Larry Shantz Table Discussion: Six Hats – Larry Shantz Wrap Up – Liz Froese Wrap Up – Liz Froese
Why Go Solar? Environmental Stewardship for this generation and future generations Environmental Stewardship for this generation and future generations Modeling environmental stewardship to the community – Stewardship in action Modeling environmental stewardship to the community – Stewardship in action
MCCO - MISE Mennonite Initiative for Solar Energy (MISE) Mennonite Initiative for Solar Energy (MISE) Raising energy consumption questions Raising energy consumption questions Connecting people with resources on solar Connecting people with resources on solar Mobilizing churches to adopt solar energy Mobilizing churches to adopt solar energy Fostering relationships to share ideas on caring for creation Fostering relationships to share ideas on caring for creationwww.mcco.org
To make a statement about our environment To make a statement about our environment and take positive action and take positive action
By generating 235,000 KwH of clean, green, renewable electricity (enough to power Bethany for 14 months)
With the Ontario Government Micro-Fit 20 year program by installing solar panels on our existing, unused roof space
At an investment cost of $69,000 Realizing a net revenue of $174,000
Net revenue is $169,000 if one-half of the investment cost is financed
Buy a Panel Campaign For $1,250 (all tax receiptable)
Or families buy a panel Or Small Groups buy a panel Or buy part of a panel
Yellow Hat Function - Benefits All the good things about the idea. Yellow is sunny and positive – the yellow hat is about positive assessment (based on a range of experience such as available information, logical deduction, trends, guesses and even hopes).
Black Hat Function - Cautions Everybody must think of potential pitfalls. Black is sombre and serious – the black hat is cautious and careful; it points out potential weakness in an idea.
Green Hat Function - New Ideas Augmentation to the original idea. Green is vegetation, growth and abundant – the green hat indicates creativity and new ideas.
White Function: Information Needed Missing gaps in terms of data. White is neutral and objective – the white hat is concerned with objective facts and figures.
Blue Hat Function - Controls Implementation issues, structures. Blue is cool and distant – the blue hat is concerned with control and the organization of the implementation process, the practical next steps.
Red Hat Function – Emotional Reaction What do you all feel in your gut about this? Red suggests emotions – the red hat gives the emotional view.
Table Discussion Six Hats Discussion Six Hats Discussion
WRAP UP Solar Project is recommended by Senior Management Team & Board of Overseers Solar Project is recommended by Senior Management Team & Board of Overseers Next Steps: Board will review todays input from Congregation Next Steps: Board will review todays input from Congregation Fundraising Drive in June Fundraising Drive in June Buy a panel – Small Group/Family Buy a panel – Small Group/Family Buy an inverter Buy an inverter Be creative Be creative