A MULTI-FAITH NETWORK
COMMITTED TO ACTION
ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Uniting Earth Climate Conference

July 30 – August 1: Climate Pastoral Care Conference 2020

 

 

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Main Program:

7pm Welcome and Intro

Welcome to Country

Keynote:

Bushfires, Chaplaincy and Climate Change – Dr. Stephen Robinson

Keynote

Deadly Growth: Cancer, COVID-19 and Climate – Byron Smith

9pm close

 

Friday

Optional Morning Activities:

Download the Kids and Creation Resource

Bonus session:

10am Workshop: Connecting with Creation – Ruth Wivell

 

Main Program:

12pm Virtual Community Lunch

12:45pm Keynote: Why is it so hard to talk about climate change? – Rebecca Huntley

2pm Workshop Session 1

Sally Gillespie – Holding Grief, Honouring Beauty, Healing our World: A reflective workshop on sustaining climate engagement

Byron Smith – Emotional barriers to climate action

Tim Senior – Climate Change Impacts on Health

3pm Keynote: Merle Conyer – Responding to children and young people who are experiencing anxiety about our warming world

3:45 Workshop Session 2

Belinda Noble – Tailoring Your Climate Messages

Victoria Walker – Rethinking Personal Power

Brooke Prentis – Hope and Grief in the face of climate inaction: Whiteness and #BlackLivesMatter

Leah D. Schade – ‘Green’ Preaching in the ‘Purple Zone’: Environmental Sermons in the Red-Blue Divide”

5pm Workshop Session 3

Krystyna Kidson – 20 minutes and 5 questions: Truly all you need to have a transformative, therapeutic, Spirit-centred, climate-related conversation.

Cassandra Sundaraja – Designing Interventions to Address Climate Inaction

Greg Rolles – Loving our neighbour in a time of climate chaos

Kim Loo – The Coal Face of Climate Change

6pm close

 

 

Saturday

10:15 Introduction to the last day

Interview – School Strike 4 Climate and Christian Students Uniting

TED Church stories

Sustainable Schools 

12:15 Keynote: 250 years of advocacy for Creation and Climate Justice: Learnings from Aboriginal peoples – Brooke Prentis

12:45 Reflection and Wrap up

Evaluation Survey 

1pm Virtual Community Lunch

2pm Close

WHEN
July 30, 2020 at 7pm - August 02, 2020
WHERE
Online
Sydney, NSW
Australia