Healing Our Planet Earth: Singing a New Song of Hope

Starting Date: 04-11-2008
Ending Date: 04-12-2008

Hilton Seattle Airport And Convention Center
Seattle, Washington
United States
This national Episcopal conference seeks to engage the Church in
understanding and actively addressing the crisis of climate change.
While this conference is hosted by Episcopalians, it welcomes participants
from other denominations and faith traditions.

Welcome from the Conference Co-Chairs
Welcome to Healing Our Planet Earth: Singing a New Song of Hope. Your presence at this site indicates your deep concern for God’s creation. And, it shows your willingness to actively work for those changes that will bring about healing to our besieged planet, while promoting justice for the poor and marginalized who are most deeply impacted by planetary climate changes. As co-chairs of the conference team, we invite you to join us in April. It is our fervent prayer that you will find, as we gather for these two days, such an empowering inspiration of hope by the Holy Spirit that you will be renewed and transformed into a lifelong healer of the earth.The Rt. Rev. Steven Charleston
President and Dean, Episcopal Divinity School
Cambridge, MA Chris Christensen, Ph.D
Interim Coordinator, Environment and Faith
Network, Province VIII

Major Presenters

Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church USA. In addition to her theological expertise she has a Ph. D. in oceanography and worked for NOAA for twenty years.

Dr. Steven Charleston is President of the Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA. Prior to this position he served as the Episcopal Bishop of Alaska. He is a Native American elder.

Dr. Sallie McFague is a Distinguished Theologian in Residence at Vancouver School of Theology, in Vancouver, B.C. Prior to that she was Professor of Theology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. She has written extensively on environmental theolog
Geographical Scope: National

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