Creation Care Regional Retreat Feb. 7-8, 2020- Registration Closed (we are at capacity)

Creation Care Retreat 2020-Register Here

Resilience and Restoration in the Mountains 
February 7, 12:30-6pm (Designated for Clergy)
February 8, 8:30-6:00pm (all creation care advocates and leaders)
Montreat, NC

Designed with creation care volunteers and clergy in mind, this retreat allows you to spend the day with a theologian, a climate scientist, a forest biologist, and 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 good food.

Our conversations will be supported by
Dr. Emily Askew, Associate Professor of Theology at Lexington Theological Seminary
Deke Arndt, Climate Scientist
Rev. Carol Devine, Pastor and Green Chalice Innovator,
Rhys Burns, MountainTrueForest Keeper
Karim Olaechea, Communication Director
Catie Morris, Social Media advisor
Mary Anne Ingles, A’Rocha- Children and Youth Ministry Educator
Sarah Ogletree,  NCIPL Program Coordinator and climate advocate
Scott Hardin-Nieri, Director of Creation Care Alliance and Green Chalice Assoc. Minister

Proposed workshop topics include:

  • Hope in times of challenge
  • Creating and Sustaining a Creation Care team
  • Discerning next steps for Creation Care
  • Food and Faith
  • Faithfully Exploring Solar
  • Loving your neighbor: Environmental Justice and Climate
  • Children, nature, and ministry
  • Communication for change (Social Media and print media storytelling and advocacy)

COST: One day= $25 Two days=$40
Group Discount: Pay only $15 per person if 3 or more from same congregation
(Snacks and Saturday breakfast and lunch included)
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