Earth Care Summit - The True Costs of Climate Change
The 2015 Earth Care Summit will explore how climate change affects physical and mental health, agriculture and biodiversity, our social and economic well-being, and our culture and faith, while looking at current, equitable solutions. By deepening our spiritual and religious understanding and joining with others in action on the individual, congregational, community, state and national levels, we will start to effect change.
On Saturday, Reception and Climate Arts at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; on Sunday, Pre-event Seminar at 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Earth Care Summit at 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. All events will be held at the University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd, Portland.
Climate Arts Reception: $10/person. Earth Care Summit: $35/person (with dinner); $15/person (program only, no dinner); scholarships available. To learn more about the event, download a registration brochure or register securely online now.
Sponsored by EMO's Interfaith Network for Earth Concerns and Oregon Interfaith Power & Light and the University of Portland. Cosponsrs include: 350 PDX; Center for Earth Leadership; Clackamas United Church of Christ; Climate Jobs Committee; Congregation Beth Israel; Deep Green Films; Drive Oregon;Green Hammer, Inc.; Muslim Educational Trust; Northwest Friends of the Union of Concerned Scientists; Oregonians for Renewable Energy Progress; Portland Chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby; Regional EPA. Table Hosts include: Eco-Justice Team of the Cascades Presbytery; First Unitarian Church, Portland; First United Methodist Church, Portland; Justice and Witness Ministry Team, Central Pacific Conference of the United Church of Christ; Office of Life, Justice & Peace, Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon; St. Andrew Lutheran Church;St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church; St. Juan Diego Parish; St. Philip Neri Parish; Smyrna United Church of Christ. If your congregation, organization or business is interested in cosponsoring the Summit, please download a cosponsorship form. Dinner table sponsorships are also available for $280 for an eight-person table.