Clergy Retreat – Resilient Hearts and Communities Reconnect and Restore in the Mountains

Clergy Creation Care Retreat: Inspiring Your Congregation to Care For God’s Creation Sign up Here

Thursday, January 17, 2019,  8:15 AM- 6:00 PM
Christmount Conference Center, Black Mountain, NC.
(Discounted evening lodging on Wednesday and Thursday nights)

Designed with clergy in mind, this day-long retreat allows you to spend the day with a theologian, a climate scientist, soil scientist/story cultivator, as well as local colleagues and pastoral innovators. Whether you’re new to creation care or a long-time advocate, you’ll gain new language and tools to inspire your congregation to care for the environment, interwoven with space for rest, relationship, prayer – and of course, plenty of good food.This is a day-long event with snacks and lunch included. Come early and stay late!  Optional nights for discounted Sabbath-rate lodging at $60 per night on Wednesday and Thursday are available.

Featuring Dr. Norman Wirzba, Professor of Christian Theology at Duke Divinity School, Laura Lengnick from Cultivating Resilience, and climate scientist Deke Arndt.

Norman Wirzba, Duke Divinity School

Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology; Senior Fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics

Lengnick Garden Head Shot
Laura Lengnick, Cultivating Resilience and Story Sharing

Deke Arndt , Climate scientist and Editor of State of the Climate Report
Retreat Cost is $70. We have scholarship funds available if needed. Email for information.   
REGISTER HERESponsored by Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina and the Food, Health and Ecological Well Being Program at Wake Forest University School of Divinity.
Questions? Contact Scott Hardin-Nieri, Director of the Creation Care Alliance of WNC, at or 828-258-8737 ext. 217.


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