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Hartford Seminary

Climate Stewardship Summit

October 12th, 2014 @ 4:00pm

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This year’s Climate Stewardship Summit, for which Hartford Seminary is a co-sponsor, will begin on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. That session will go from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The next day, Monday, Oct. 13, will take place at the University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The summit, organized by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network, is a time for Connecticut religious and lay leaders from all spiritual traditions. On Sunday, expect presentations and performances that will uplift your spirit and prepare your heart for the work ahead. On Monday, connect with your faith-based story on climate change, learn how to tell it effectively so that others will listen, and receive information and tools to take action for climate justice. The invited keynote speaker is Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Workshops include:

  • Sick Planet, Sick People: How the Climate Crisis Damages Public Health
  • A Moral Responsibility to Disobey: Why We Should Protest Unjust Policy
  • The Eye of the Storm: Ministering to the Soul While the World Changes
  • A Fragile Peace: How Climate Change Impact International Security
  • Many Faiths, One Planet: The Theological Background for Creation Care

For a complete list, visit www.irejn.org

Register at https//bit.ly/climatestewardship

In addition to Hartford Seminary, sponsors include American Baptist Churches of CT, Unitarian Society of Hartford, Unitarian-Universalist Society – East, United Church of Christ, CT Conference.

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