"A Sacred Calling: Faith Communities Caring for Our Earth"

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 12:00 AM

A conference of Tennessee Interfaith Power & Light

Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at West End United Methodist Church Nashville

Spend a day learning and strategizing about protecting this beautiful, abundant earth and all living things sustained by it. The keynote speaker will be Rev. Fletcher Harper, Episcopal priest and Executive Director of GreenFaith, an international interfaith earth care organization. The title of his talk is: “I Believe Three Things: Core Values Connecting Religion and the Environment.” Workshops will be offered on: (1) practical steps that local houses of worship can take to be better caretakers of the earth; (2) educational and worship resources that can be used in a variety of faith settings; (3) advocacy strategies for shaping public policy; and (4) models and strategies for integrating earth care into the life of your house of worship.

The cost (including lunch) is: $20 for adults and $12 for students and young people. Child care for ages 0-5 is available for $5 per child. Register here. Registration deadline is noon, October 11. For more information, contact Rev. Paul Slentz, or Anne Hardin,

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