Environmental Ministries is excited to be presenting workshops at and helping to sponsor the upcoming Presbyterians for Earth Care (PEC) Conference. Register now. Be sure to register by June 1 for Early Registration Discount! The event will be a wonderful time of learning, worship, fellowship, and networking with other Presbyterians working on earth care. Read more about the conference from PEC:
2011 National PEC 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. Hayes, Professor with expertise in amphibian biology at the University of California Berkley; 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 Environmental Ministries, the Presbytery of Olympia, the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest, Second Presbyterian of Little Rock, and Second Presbyterian Church Indianapolis.
Registration is now open at $125.00 and can be completed online here. Be sure to register by June 1 for Early Registration Discount! Get all the latest info on the conference on the "Too Big to Fail" blog here.
Featured Speakers and Leaders:
Dr. William P. Brown, Professor, Conference Plenary Moderator and Worship Leader
- Recent Work to be discussed at Conference: The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder
Tevyn East of The Affording Hope Project, Conference Creative Artist
- Will perform Leaps & Bounds
Dr. Tyrone B. Hayes, Professor, Conference Plenary Presenter
- Click the above link to learn more about his interests, research, and publications
Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Senior Scientist of PANNA, Conference Plenary Presenter
- Check out her blog and learn more about her research
Dr. John E. Ikerd, Professor, Conference Plenary Presenter
- Click above link to learn more about his interests, research, and publications
Carolyn Raffensperger, M.A., J.D., Conference Plenary Presenter
- Executive Director of Science & Environmental Health Network
Dr. Holmes Rolston, Professor, Conference Plenary Presenter
- Click link above to learn more about his interests, research, and publications
Rev. Stacy Smith Conference Music Leader