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Creation Care Virtual Symposium

January 28 - January 29

Sacred Lands, Sacred Bodies; Faithfully Caring for People and Place. 
Thursday, January 28 – Friday, January 29
Morning and Afternoon Zoom Sessions Each Day with times and details to be announced soon
Our time together will include some connection with like minded neighbors, lay leaders and clergy, prayer and ritual, stories of creation care and resilience from congregations practicing right relationship and practical steps for caring for our neighbors and the earth. We will include time for regionally based brainstorming and discussion.
Designed with creation care volunteers and clergy in mind, this retreat allows you to spend the time with colleagues, friends and clergy who care about people and planet. 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, and prayer.
Workshops will include: 
Solar 101 for congregations
Sacred Lands (food, trees, land and faith)
Next Steps in Creation Care
Eco-Justice/Eco Racism
Climate Change 101
Eco/Climate Grief Circles
Our part of the Covenant: Congregations, Disasters and the Climate Crisis
Cost:  $20 Per person OR $15 per person if registering with a group of 4 or more from the same congregation or organization.
Your registration fee will give you access to multiple workshops, plenary sessions, accompanying resources and the wisdom of your colleagues.
If you would prefer to pay with a check, please contact Susan Bean at susan@mountaintrue.org or call 828-252-8671.
Scholarship or reduced cost registrations are available, contact Scott@creationcarealliance.org to inquire.

Register here https://secure.everyaction.com/3EXokT2WB0iPPS2q_bLKGQ2

Mountain Housing Option: If you would like to take a night or two away to make more space for yourself and/or your team consider going somewhere outside of your home, office, school or care.  If you are able you may want to stay in the woods somewhere, ZOOM with us for a few hours a day and take the rest of the day to hike, rest or rejuvenate.

Christmount Conference Center in Black Mountain, NC has offered lodging at a discounted nightly rate for those interested.

Lodging at Christmount in the Guest House Rooms

$60 / night
Each room has 2 queen beds, private bath, microwave, and a mini fridge.
To reserve a room or ask questions call 828-669-8977
check it out online at www.christmount.org

Details

Start:
January 28
End:
January 29

Organizer

Creation Care Alliance of Western North Carolina
Phone:
(828) 258-8737 Ext. 217
Email:
scott@creationcarealliance.org
Website:
www.creationcarealliance.org