Bishop Peggy Johnson will welcome Eastern PA Conference clergy to their traditional Day Apart on
. 24 (two days before Ash Wednesday), from 8:30 AM to 12 PM, at
The Crossing UMC, 1895 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA
Following a light Continental breakfast, attendees will hear a message from keynote speaker,
Dr. Laurel Kearns
, Associate Professor of Sociology and Religion and Environmental Studies at Drew Theological School, in Madison, NJ. She also teaches in the Graduate Division of Religion of Drew University.
has researched, published and given talks around the globe on religion and environmentalism for over 20 years. In addition to helping found the Green Seminary Initiative, she has been a board member of GreenFaith since 1995. She is now serving on the Sustainability Committees of both Drew University and the American Academy of Religion, where she also chaired the Religion and Ecology Steering Committee.