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Save the Date: Next Connections Call
Thursday- June 25th, 2020
9 pm Eastern — 8 pm Central — 7 pm Mt — 6 pm Pacific
FOCUS – What happens when we don’t agree with “each other”?
Considering how to hold the spectrum of solutions and tensions between priorities with grace and listen and learn from criticism within our own contexts.
Listen in to our Connections Calls from this season below:
May Recorded Call: Advocacy vs. Politics – recording and resources (click here).
April Recorded Call: Getting Creative with Creation Care – we discuss the parallels between the Green New Deal aspirations, Earth Charter ideals, and the concept of Jubilee. Listen in (click here) and/or (click here) see more resources mentioned during this call.
March Recorded Call: Nicole Newell, Hunger Fellow in the CA Public Policy office (read more about her here) shared scripture, realities about neighbors, and practical ideas regarding our faith connection to food. Listen in here (Nicole starts at minute 16)
February Recorded Call: Hear from congregations and synods across the country about what they intend to do for the season of Lent and for Earth Day 2020. Listen in here.
January Recorded Call: A report from the 2019 Lutheran Disaster Response Convening and suggested resources (along with sharing good green news from the 20+ habitats we all represented!) Listen here and get links.
November Recorded Call: Deacon Laura Heller and the rest of team from the MD/DE Synod share how they have planted over 600 trees in their region! Also hear ideas about how to put this in perspective with your setting.
October Recorded Call: Kim Acker (Grace Lutheran in Palo Alto, CA) shares her experiences with civil disobedience and how she’s found hope in learning about how the ground (soil specifically) is a climate solution right under our feet!