Join us for education, reflection and a call to action! What is climate justice and why is it a civil rights issue?
>> Explore the ties between ecological justice and social justice as we respond to God's call to be faithful stewards of Creation.
>> Learn about innovative, practical ways to protect people, places and the common good through individual, legislative and congregational actions.
>> Join in building spiritual resilience to meet the challenge of caring for our beloved Earth home.
The cost to attend the seminar and lecture (includes dinner) is $50 general and $25 for students with ID; to attend the lecture only, the cost is $25 general and $15 students.
The Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, president and founder of Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) and canon for the environment in the Episcopal Diocese of California
The Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, civil rights leader, climate change activist and retired pastor of the historic Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta
The 2017 Collins Lecture is underwritten by the Collins Foundation and presented by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. Cosponsors to date include the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon; Community of Christ, Portland; Deep Green Films; First Unitarian Church, Portland; Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church; Providence Health & Services; Society of Friends (Quakers); St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Beaverton; St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church; Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland; West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.
If your congregation or organization is interested in cosponsoring the event, please download a Sponsorship Agreement.