Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Register for the PEC Faith and Environment Conference by June 1 for the Early Bird Rate!

Sign-Up Now for PEC's 2011 National Faith & Environment Conference: "God's Earth: Too Big to Fail? An Eco-Justice Conversation Among Faith, Science and Culture"

August 31 - September 3, 2011, at Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center in the mountains of Colorado.

Keynote speakers include Dr. William Brown, author of The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science and the Ecology of Wonder; Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist and director of sustainable foods at the Pesticide Action Network; Carol Raffenspurger, Executive Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network; Dr. Tryone Hayes, Professor at UC Berkeley with expertise in amphibian biology who fought a major pesticide company and won; Dr. Holmes Rolston III, environmental ethics scholar; Dr. John E. Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri Columbia.

Special thanks to our conference sponsors, including PC(USA) Environmental Ministries, the Presbytery of Olympia, the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest, the Presbytery of Monmouth, the Presbytery of Charlotte, Second Presbyterian of Little Rock, and Second Presbyterian Church Indianapolis.

Registration is now open at price of $125.00 until June 1, $150 after, and can be completed online here.

Get all the latest info on the conference on the "Too Big to Fail" blog here.

1 comment:

  1. Hello,

    Faith traditions are implicated in human activities that either denigrate or seek to protect the environment. It provides an accessible opportunity for people to learn about various aspects of environmental sustainability, and positive. Thanks a lot....

    Promoting tolerance