Creation Care 101: Theological Grounding and Our Moral Call (Kendyl, Monica, Faith, Mark)
1-1.5 hours or 2-4 hours
- Do people of faith have a moral responsibility to care for the planet? This workshop is an introduction and includes deep conversation around theology. It also includes an introduction to some of the most pressing environmental issues.
Creation Care 201: An Intro to Solar and Saving Money through Energy Efficiency (Kendyl, Monica, Faith, Mark)
- This workshop is an introduction to solar energy and energy efficiency in Virginia. You will find out what is available to you and your faith community, hear stories from other faith communities around Virginia and learn how going green can help to save money in the long run.
Women and the Environment (Kendyl, Monica, Faith)
1-1.5 hours or 2-4 hours
How does gender intersect with the environment and spirituality? In this workshop, we will discuss the concept of ecowomanism, which, as explained by Rev. Dr. Melanie L. Harris, one of the main thinkers in ecowomanism, “centers the voices and perspectives of women from African descent as they engage earth justice. Drawing upon African cosmology these perspectives understand the earth as sacred.”
2019 Environmental Updates and Action Opportunities (Kendyl)
During this workshop, you will find out more about the top environmental issues in Virginia surrounding climate disruption and energy use and how your faith community can get involved.
What is Environmental Justice? (Kendyl, Faith)
What does it look like to view environmental issues through a justice and moral frame? This workshop will dig into environmental disparities and their causes in Virginia and the United States.
Creation Care for the Evangelical Community (Cizik)
This workshop is done in partnership with the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good, which seeks to educate, inspire, and mobilize Christians to acknowledge and prevent human-caused climate change. This workshop would be conducted by Rev. Richard Cizik.
A suggested donation of $200 covers travel, the speaker or facilitator, materials and a small portion to the organization for coordination by staff.
If the suggested donation presents a barrier to your faith community, please email us at email@example.com.
We can connect your congregation with guest speakers from different faith traditions who can tell the story of what is happening to our world and invite your community to reflect on their call to respond as a faith community. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a program.