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Leading Churches in Green Pastures:

A conference for church leaders who wish to cultivate creation care in their churches

Mark your calendars for an upcoming Caring for Creation conference!
May 23 to 25, 2010, at Fowler Camp and Retreat Center in Speculator, New York

Sponsored by Camp Fowler, the Reformed Church in America, the Regional Synod of Albany (RCA), and in cooperation with the Episcopal Church.

This conference will explore how faith informs our stewardship of the earth. We will worship and relax in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains, listening to and learning from both the natural world and other participants. Workshops will cover topics from gardening to preaching.

Speakers

Steven Bouma-Prediger is a professor of religion at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and holder of the John H. and Jeanne M. Jacobson Endowed Professorship. He has written four books concerning ecology and theology. His book For the Beauty of the Earth won an Award of Merit from Christianity Today in 2002.

Michael Schut serves as the economic and environmental affairs officer of the Episcopal Church. As a writer, teacher, and speaker, he focuses on the nexus between faith, sustainability, economics, and justice. He is the author and editor of Money and Faith: The Search for Enough, Food & Faith: Justice, Joy and Daily Bread, and Simpler Living, Compassionate Life: A Christian Perspective, which won an award from the Catholic Press Association in 2000.

Details and Registration

The three-day event will cost $100 to $150 per participant, depending on accommodations. Participants may choose to attend only on Monday, May 23, for $50 (no overnight accommodations). Visit www.campfowler.org, http://albany.rca.org, or www.rca.org/creationcare at the end of December for more details and registration information.

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