Green Chalice

Great news!!  White Oak Pond Church has been recognized as a Green Chalice Congregation.  The Green Chalice is a regional ministry of the Christian Church in Kentucky – Disciple of Christ. Creation care is a powerful theme within God’s word.  How are you called to care for and be good stewards of all that is around us?

Have you ever thought about how long it takes for matter to decompose?  Become aware and go green everyone!!!!


How Long Does It Take to Decompose?
Orange Peels 2-5 weeks
Paper 2-5 months
Plastic Containers 50-80 years
Tin Cans 50 -100 years
Aluminum cans 200-500 years
Plastic Bags Up to 500 years
Disposable Diapers 500-600 years
Glass Bottle 1 million years


You can get more information about the Green Chalice ministry at