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Creation Care Alliance Retreat-Registration Closed (we are at capacity)

February 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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, MoutainTrue Forest Keeper

Karim Olaechea, Communication Director

Catie Morris, Social Media advisor

Sarah Ogletree,  NCIPL Program Coordinator and climate advocate

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
  • Communication for change (Social Media and print media story telling and advocacy)
  • Children, nature, and ministry

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)
Register at http://www.creationcarealliance.org or email questions to scott@creationcarealliance.org

Register at www.creationcarealliance.org or email questions to scott@creationcarealliance.org


February 8, 2020
8:30 am - 6:00 pm