If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
--Lyndon B. Johnson

Earth Day with Austin's Mayor Wynn at Central Christian Church

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Central Christian Church
1110 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78701

7:00 PM Presentation by Mayor Wynn
8:00 PM A Faith-Based Response

Please join us on EARTH DAY 2008 for an interfaith public forum with Mayor Will Wynn on the Austin Climate Protection Plan.

There will be a reception following the presentation in the Community Room. All are welcome!

Inconvenient Truth Presentation at First Presbyterian Church of Austin

Do you want to know more about climate change and what you can do about it? We invite you to spend an evening with First Presbyterian Church as we learn more about this important issue. Join us for Colin Rowan's live presentation of "An Inconvenient Truth", with an emphasis on what the faith community can do about the climate change crisis.

Colin will lead us through an educational presentation and discussion, including:

Helpful Information on Congregational Energy Audits and Efficiency

World in His HandsIf you are thinking about making your house of worship more energy efficient, the following sites should be very helpful to you. The first step in energy efficiency is getting an energy audit. Call your electricity provider to find out whether they do energy audits. If they do not, use the following link to find your transmission and distribution company you use:

Cool Cities Team Formation Meetings in Central Texas!

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Cool CitiesPeople in Central Texas are cordially invited to attend the Sierra Club's Cool Cities Team Formation meetings in the upcoming weeks. These meeting will show many towns how to
make teams to encourage their mayors to sign on to the Mayor's Climate Protection Plan. If you are interested in attending a meeting in your area, please see the information below:

United Methodist Caring for Creation Conference at Mt. Sequoyah

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John Hill, Bee Moorhead, Reverend Pat Watkins, Dr. Katy Hinman, Mt. Sequoyah's Marilyn Braswell and Oona Moorhead


More than 140 United Methodists and others attended the UMC South Central Jurisdiction's first annual Caring for Creation Conference at Mt. Sequoyah in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The event featured keynote presentations by John Hill, Program Director, Economic and Environmental Justice at the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society, Dr. Mark Davies, Dean, Wimberly Professor of Social Ethics at Oklahoma City University, and Dr. Katy Hinman, director of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light, as well as workshops on a variety of topics. Bee Moorhead, director of Texas Interfaith Power & Light, Reverend Pat Watkins, director of Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, and Katy Hinman all led workshops.

Sustainable! Food, Environment, and Economics Conference March 28th-29th

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"Sustainable! Food, Environment, and Economics" Spirituality and Activism Conference is fast approaching! On March 28th and 29th, this exciting event will take place at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Among the speakers will be UT Professor Robert Jensen and York University Professor Justin Podur. Texas Interfaith Power & Light will be giving a workshop on the faith community's involvement in the environmental movement. If you are interested in attending, please see the information below: