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Thank you Senator Klobuchar for highlighting the importance of combating climate change in your February 9 senate floor speech!
Lyndale UCC Lenten Potluck and Discussion
Beginning Wednesday February 29 6pm potluck, 7pm discussion of Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It by Anna Lappe. Continues on Wednesday for 6 weeks. Come when you can. Look for more details in the February newsletter.
Sabbath House Soup and Sabbath
Mondays of Lent February 27 - April 2 6:30pm Simple Soup, 7-8pm Prayer and Reflection. Praying for the Earth - Reflections and prayers based on Jewish, Christian and Islamic concerns about living together on our Earth. Reservations: 612-822-2623
St. Joan of Arc Church EcoSpirits Friday Night Movies
Friday, March 10 7:00pm St. Joan of Arc EcoSpirits will be showing Dirt! the Movie in Hospitality Hall.
Friday, April 13 7:00pm St. Joan of Arc EcoSpirits will be showing Dirty Work in Hospitality Hall. Watch the trailer.
People of Faith Peacemakers
Breakfast meetings the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month 8:00am-9:30am at the African Development Center. Many upcoming speakers have an environment and energy focus:
March 14 - Dr. Arjun Makhijani of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Reasearch - Prospects for Clean Energy
March 28 - Sharon Day of the Women's Task Force of the Indigenous Environmental Network - Effects of Environmental Abuse on Native Peoples
Hennepin Ave United Methodist Climate Reality
Sunday, March 18 11:00 AM J. Drake Hamilton, director of the Global Warming Solutions program at Fresh Energy will present "Climate Reality". She will summarize the scientific understanding of climate change and its impacts, and focus the main part of her presentation on what Minnesota is doing to slow down global warming. J. will provide examples of effective climate protection leadership from faith leaders, businesses and communities.
Edina Dialogue: The Environment, Economy and Food Supply from Global to Local
April 19 6-9pm Fick Auditorium at Edina High School (6754 Valley View Road). This free event features a keynote address by Dr. Jonathan Foley , Director of the University of MN's Institute on the Environment. Help spread the word: half-page flyer , full-page poster, intro letter
St. Paul Interfaith Network
Hosts many great dialogues on topics of different faiths - too many to list them all here.
Check the website for details on the Mid-Day Dialogue Session and Interfaith Conversation Cafe.
Summer Symposium: Religion and Environmental Stewardship
Environmental education for clergy, lay leaders and seminary faculty bringing together science, theology and ethics. June 5-7, 2012 at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT.
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