Faith, Compassion & Climate Action: Love Earth & People

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30Jan2016
30Jan2016

Florida's many religious traditions, faith communities, and spiritualities are coming together along with climate action groups around the state and nation. The time has come to act together in the face of rising seas and the pressing need to adapt to the impacts of climate change. There is room for all and your presence is needed.

At Northland Church 530 Dog Track Road Longwood, 32750

Interfaith Florida

Florida's many religious traditions, faith communities, and spiritualities are coming together along with climate action groups around the state and nation. The time has come to act together in the face of rising seas and the pressing need to adapt to the impacts of climate change. There is room for all and your presence is needed. The conference begins with the keynote at 7 PM Thursday, followed by a reception and plenary experience. Friday is a day of networking, information sharing and small group conversations that explore relationships and issues. Everything from water to grief we'll be before us. On Saturday we will delve into the spirituality of action and work on real solutions we can engage back home. This Climate Assembly with oscillate from plenary to networking to small group conversation. Meals include Thursday reception, Friday lunch, breakfast and dinner, and Saturday breakfast and lunch. All meals are vegetarian or vegan to support healthy bodies and sustainable agriculture. Speakers include the Rev. Fletcher Harper from GreenFaith on interreligious response to the papal encyclical on climate and poverty, Matthew Fox on creation-based spirituality, Dr Harold Wanless from University of Miami on sea level rise, and Green For All presenter on energy policy and the faith community. Participating climate action groups will be listed as they confirm participation.

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