2020 United Methodist Online Creation Justice Summit:

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WHEN: Friday, October 16, 7:30 PM-9:45 PM & Saturday, October 17, 12 PM-2:30 PM EDT

 

WHAT: United Methodists from across the United States will gather online for the 2020 Online Creation Justice

Summit. In four sessions, leaders from across the country will guide participants through this meaningful training that

will equip and inspire action to build Creation Care ministries in their local churches and annual conferences and join

with others to build a movement for creation justice throughout the denomination. Attendees will be encouraged to

dream boldly of ways they can play a key role in healing the planet, dive deeper into advocacy and Green Team

development training, gather wisdom from speakers and other leaders, and gain strength and inspiration by

worshiping together.

 

WHO: The 2020 UM Online Creation Justice Summit is developed to empower and equip United Methodist Creation

Care leaders and those interested in creation justice and advocacy. Keynote Speakers are Bee Morehead, Director

of Texas Impact and Texas Center for Interfaith Public Policy, and Rev. Michael Malcom, Executive Director of

Alabama Interfaith Power and Light and a United Church of Christ Minister.

 

WHERE: While this is the 13th year of this gathering, for the first time, the UM Creation Justice Summit will be held

online on Zoom. This is not only safer during the pandemic, but also makes the training more accessible. The Zoom

gathering can be accessed by computer or cell phone and the link will be emailed to registrants the week before the

event.

 

WHY: The mission of the UM Creation Justice Movement is to connect and support groups within the United

Methodist Church and beyond for the work of creation care, justice and regeneration. Learn more at

umcreationjustice.org.

 

HOW: For more details, visit www.umcreationjustice.org/summit. For interviews or questions, please contact Cara

Fleischer at cares4creation@gmail.com or (850) 755-2505.

 

REGISTRATION: Participants can register at www.umcreationjustice.org/summit for $10. Scholarships are available

by emailing umcreationjustice@gmail.com.