Building on the Pope’s call for an moral response to climate change in his recent encyclical, this year’s Climate Stewardship Summit will emphasize an action-oriented agenda that addresses environmental injustice related to climate change and the consumption of fossil fuels.
On May 31, IREJN presented the CT Climate March with our friends at 350CT, the Sierra Club, and the CT Coalition for Environmental Justice. Over 600 people came out to march for climate justice! The March ended at the Hartford Earth Festival, where people listened to great music, ate tasty local food, and got involved with some of the greatest environmental organizations in CT!
Yale University will host a panel discussion on the Pope’s much anticipated encyclical on April 8 at 5:30pm. Moderated by John Grim, the panel will include six experts from six different disciplines who will discuss the impact the encyclical will have from a variety of perspectives.
Join us for IREJN’s First Annual Springtime Celebration on Sunday, March 22 – we will be eating delicious food, honoring some fantastic people, and celebrating the arrival of spring! (Finally!)
The Earth Ministry Committee at Wilton Congregational Church and Wilton Go Green will host a screening of Years of Living Dangerously Episode 1: “Dry Season,” on Saturday, February 28th at the church.
Last week, we told you that Anna Jane Joyner, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, and Patrick Carolan were all bringing their awesomeness to the Climate Stewardship Summit. But they aren’t the only awesome people who are coming! Check out five more inspiring people who will be telling their story at the Climate Stewardship Summit!
There are so many great reasons to register for the Climate Stewardship Summit on October 12 and October 13, but here are five of our favorites!
Join us to hear Jay O’Hara’s story, contemplate the role of faith in confronting climate change, and prepare our hearts for the March and the work ahead.
Recognizing that every faith tradition celebrates food as a key component of their sacred stories, this conference will provide the moral, spiritual, and theological framework for food security, policy, and justice.
Please join us for a gathering of the CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs on Wednesday, June 4 at 7:00pm at the First Congregational Church of Meriden. Light supper will be served at 6:30pm with the meeting beginning at 7:00pm and ending at 9:00pm.