Eco-Justice Ministries is based in Denver, Colorado. We are happy to post brief information about upcoming conferences, courses and events in our local region.
The events that we list here will deal with environmental and social justice issues that are of interest to our faith-based constituency. Please send concise information on events that you would like posted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include details on a person to contact for confirmation or details.
|January 6, 2019 -- CLASS ON THE 2018 IPCC REPORT|
|Rev. Peter Sawtell, Executive Director of Eco-Justice Ministries, will be leading two conversations at Mountain View United Methodist Church, Boulder, CO, with classes at both 9:00 and 10:30 AM.
In early October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a major report on climate change and options for action. Peter will share information and reflections on the IPCC report, and facilitate a conversation about urgency, challenges and hope.
The church is located at 355 Ponca Place, Boulder, CO 80303.
|January 13 and 20, 2019 -- PETER SAWTELL PREACHING ON HOPE|
|Rev. Peter Sawtell, Executive Director of Eco-Justice Ministries, will be preaching for two consecutive weeks at Washington Park United Church of Christ, in Denver. Peter will be exploring the important theological theme of hope -- on January 13 with the distinction between hope and optimism, and on January 20 with a consideration of options for where we can place our hope.
The offices for Eco-Justice Ministries are located at Washington Park UCC, and Peter is a member of the congregation.
The church is located at 400 S Williams St, Denver, CO 80209, and the service of worship begins at 10:00 AM.
|February 8-9, 2019 -- FRONT RANGE ECO-SOCIAL SOLUTIONS|
This annual conference, held on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado, is the local expression of the Bioneers Network.
There will be over 20 sessions and workshops on topics of local importance and solutions that are relevant to the Front Range, and re-broadcasts of presentations from the national Bioneers conference.
This event will be FREE and open to the community. On-line registration is now available.
Check back here for updates on the 2019 schedule, or check the Front Range Eco-Social Solutions website for details on both past and upcoming events.
|April 24-25, 2019 -- "GREENING CHURCHES" CONFERENCE|
Planning is underway for an event on April 24-25 2019. The focus will be on "How to make our places-of-worship green" -- so these places stop doing harm -- so they are consistent with our creation care beliefs -- they are on a path to zero GHG emissions in compliance with the 2015 Paris Agreement -- they better reflect our respect for all life, they even begin to mimic nature by honorably harvesting the daily gift of energy from the Sun.
Colorado IPL will be one of the principle sponsors. First Universalist will serve as the host church (4101 E Hampden Ave,
Denver, CO 80222 -- near E Hampden and Colorado Blvd).