Saturday, April 17, 2010

Creation Care 2010

Time 8:15am to 1:00pm
Description Reducing Our Environmental Footprint on the Planet
"An Action Response to the 2009 Annual Conference Green Resolution"

Every choice you make contributes to the health of the planet, for better or worse. Creation Care 2010 has been organized to point the way to living healthily, sustainably and with greater concern for other inhabitants of this world. In response to the Northern Illinois Conference's adoption of the "Green Resolution," DGFUMC has taken the lead to host a variety of keynote speakers to coach us to live more socially responsible.

Topics
Theological Reflection on the Creation and its Care
Rev. Jonathan Dean, Downers Grove First UMC
Current Climate Change Science and Politics
Jan Hessler, Ph.D., B.A.
Renewable Energy Futures Here and Abroad
Lee Schreiner, Rockford Urban Ministries
Disaster Preparedness
Christy Smith, UMCOR Disaster Consultant
Managing Our Waste by Reusing and Repurposing for a Greener Economy
Veronica Kyle, Faith in Place
Sustainable Food Production
Rev. Gary Hougen, Ravenswood Fellowship UMC
Optional Post Conference Cooking Demonstration and Food Sampling
Heather Bowler (chef)

There is free online registration on the church website.
Location Gym
Organizer Tom Ostrander

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