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September 2018

Season of Creation

Sat, September 1, 2018 - Thu, October 4, 2018

Once every year, from September 1 to October 4, we as members of the Christian family set aside time to deepen our relationship with the Creator, each other, and all of creation. This is the Season of Creation, which began in 1989 with the first recognition of the day of prayer for creation by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church, and which is now embraced by the wider ecumenical family. We invite you to join us on a journey…

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July 2019

Equity and Environmental Justice: Creating Green Spaces and Reducing Waste

Sat, July 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Church of the Mediator, Bronx, 260 W. 231st St.
Bronx, NY 10463 United States

The Creation Care Committee presents the first in a series of workshops: 9:00:  Arrival and Welcome 9:15:  Opening Prayer – The Rev. Matt Calkins 9:20:  Climate Change Overview and Re-Framing our Perspectives towards Environmental Justice and Fighting Environmental Racism – Joseph Harbeson 9:40:  Mini Coffee break 9:45:  Workshops Session I Workshop A: “Food and Waste: Living a Lighter Footprint” – Joseph Harbeson Workshop B: “Community Gardens: Living Local” – Consuelo Hernandez and Jo Anne Krauss 10:30:  Coffee break 10:45:  Workshops…

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November 2019

Get Off Fossil Fuels and Invest in Your Church Property: An Introduction to Renewable Energy Financing Options

Wed, November 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St. Bartholomew's Church, White Plains, 82 Prospect St.
White Plains, NY 10606 United States

A lunch meeting to discuss financing options for congregations interested in getting off of fossil fuels, co-sponsored by St. Bartholomew's, White Plains, in partnership with Westchester United, White Plains Religious Leaders, and the Creation Care Committee of the Diocese of New York. The keynote presenter, Bloc Power, is interested in working with churches and not-for-profits to develop a strong network that can encourage the political leaders to incentivize non-fossil-fuel energy while also employing workers from areas where little work is…

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