Creation Justice Series
Over four Zoom events, talented speakers presented on different environmental topics for individuals, families, and congregations.
Planetary Health- Co-Creating a Better Future for All
April 22, 7:00-8:30 pm
Presenter: Teddie M. Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN
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What do COVID-19, structural racism, and the devastating wildfires in the western United States have in common? They are all symptoms of a planet in multi-system failure. But it is not too late for all of us to work together to co-create a healthier future. Learn more
“Kiss the Ground” documentary discussion with Rep. Todd Lippert and the Land Stewardship Project
April 10, 10-11:30 am
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Right now, soil might be the last thing on your mind. But when the future of our planet and humankind is at stake, nothing may be more important than regenerating the ground beneath us. We’re in need of a kind of hope we’ve never felt before. “Kiss the Ground” unveils a game-changer to our climate crisis: the Earth’s own soil. Learn more
What is Permaculture?
March 18, 7:00-8:30 pm
Heidi Morlock and Hans Peterson related stories of experimenting for 20 years with permaculture principles and sustainable agriculture at both the garden and farm scale.
How Then Shall We Live? Putting Faith Values into Earth Practice
February 18, 7:00- 8:30 pm
Christian faith like other religions calls us to live in harmony with the planet and peace with one another. But how exactly do we do that in our daily lives in the society in which we live? How do we choose our next steps amid the myriad of “green” options? Learn more
The Green Awakening: Churches and Environmental Justice Today
January 14, 7:00-8:30 pm
Presenter: Rev. Brooks Berndt
In the 1730s and 40s, Christian revivalism caught hold as the First Great Awakening swept through the colonies and ultimately formed part of our UCC heritage. The next Great Awakening will be a Green Awakening, and the UCC can play a significant role in leading it. Learn more