Faithful Earthkeeping at Naramata Centre
Faithful Earthkeeping at Naramata Centre12:00 am Monday, April 24, 2017 to 11:59 pm Friday, April 28, 2017 Tweet Share
Naramata Centre3375 3 Street
Naramata, British Columbia V0H 1N0
Co-sponsored by the Naramata Centre and Vancouver School of Theology.
Join us to consider the Christian foundations and motivations for care of the earth. Discussions, readings and lectures will be framed by the issues of food security, biodiversity loss, climate change and land ethics, and participants will spend time with their hands in the soil to help prepare the Centre’s Farm Garden.
This course will be taught by author Leah Kostamo. Leah helped set up A Rocha, A Christian Environmental Centre in Canada established in 2003. She currently serves as A Rocha’s Communications Director, giving oversight to A Rocha’s online and print communications. Details and registration available here.
What If… We Had Good Religion?
What If… We Had Good Religion?10:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Chapel of the Epiphany6030 Chancellor Boulevard
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Church Revitalization Event with Rev. Dr. John Pentland Come experience the nine “R” letter words that explore good religion. This is a chance to explore what matters most when we live in a time of abundant bad religion. What is good religious practice ? This workshop is sponsored by the Hugh and Helen Mogensen Fund . . .
Vision of the End Times: An Inter-Religious Conference
Vision of the End Times: An Inter-Religious Conference9:00 am Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to 5:00 pm Thursday, May 25, 2017
Vancouver School of Theology6015 Walter Gage Road
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1
Delegates to the conference will explore traditional and popular expressions of the end-times. Keynote speaker Dr. Lionel Corbett of Pacifica Graduate Institute will address the psychology of religious fundamentalism and apocalyptic thinking. Regional scholars from multiple religious traditions and disciplines will offer short, varied presentations in the conference theme. Local sacred writing teacher Ray McGinnis will . . .