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26 Jul

United Methodist Creation Care Summit

Time & Date

Event Dates:
July 26, 2018 - July 26, 2018
Time Zone

CT - Central Time

Registration Deadline

07/10/2018 11:59PM


Hamline University
Anderson Center
774 Snelling Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55104
United States

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Contact Info:

Susan Mullin

Event Details

The United Methodist Creation Care Summit will bring together people from congregations, annual conferences, caucus groups, agencies and organizations at all levels of the church. Together we will be inspired to: -Dream boldly of ways we can play a key role in healing the planet -Offer a theological vision of faithful Christian community for a planet in peril -Enhance communication about goals and actions across the connection -Highlight ways the church is already acting to care for God's creation -Empower and equip one another to bring about a more sustainable and just future for our communities and our planet The summit is open to all who are interested.The sessions from Thursday noon through Friday afternoon are designed for leaders in the United Methodist Church working on creation care / environmental justice at any level of the church (local congregations, caucus groups, green teams, boards and agencies). Those who choose to attend these sessions will be asked to complete some assignments before they arrive.Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday are designed for anyone interested in learning more about engaging in the work of creation care / environmental justice. The cost of registration varies from $75 to $310 depending on the number of days you plan to attend and your housing selection. Limited scholarships are available. Childcare is also available.

Sponsored by:

Caretakers of God's Creation, Mahle Endowment for Progressive Christian Thought, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Hamline Church United Methodist, Prospect Park United Methodist Church