ABOVE: Chad Crowley, director of youth ministry for St. Mark Lutheran Church in Charlottesville, blesses the church’s newly installed solar panels Sunday morning. The University of Virginia Community Credit Union partnered with the church on the project, with support from the Local Energy Alliance Program, Apex Clean Energy and SunDay Solar. The 63.7-kilowatt solar array will offset 80% of the church’s annual electricity usage. RIGHT: Alice McKenna, left, president of St. Mark’s Mission Council, blesses preschool teachers from the church before the blessing ceremony for the new solar panels. Find more photos at DailyProgress.com.