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Who Still Cares about Climate Change?
Congregational Responses to Denial and Despair


This "retreat" will take the form of a weekly virtual seminar, beginning mid-October. Participants will be able to connect to the Zoom format either on screen or by traditional phone if necessary. Doug Kaufman of the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions and Mark Lancaster of Bethany Theological Seminary are collaborating to bring Brethren and Mennonites in Ohio and the Midwest to engage with climate change. Dr. Sibonokuhle Ncube, former director of Compassionate Development Services of the Brethren in Christ Church of Zimbabwe, is one of several speakers. Co-sponsored by the Climate Justice Task Team of the Southern Ohio/Kentucky District of the Church of the Brethren. Click here to register. 

Presenters

Aaron B WilsonAaron B Wilson
Aaron B. Wilson is an Atmospheric Scientist at The Ohio State University, holding a joint ... more

Byron SmithByron Smith
Byron Smith is a Christian minister and ecological ethicist in Sydney, Australia. His PhD in ... more

 Dr. Sibonokuhle Ncube Dr. Sibonokuhle Ncube
Dr. Sibonokuhle Ncube has served as the National Coordinator of Compassionate Development ... more

Doug KaufmanDoug Kaufman
Doug Kaufman serves as the director of pastoral ecology for the Center for Sustainable Climate ... more

Reverend Marcia L DinkinsReverend Marcia L Dinkins
Reverend Marcia L Dinkins is the Executive Director for Ohio Interfaith Power and Light, ... more

Greg HitzhusenGreg Hitzhusen
Greg Hitzhusen is Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Religion, Ecology, and ... more

Jason CervenecJason Cervenec
Jason Cervenec is the education and outreach director for the Byrd Polar and Climate Research ... more

Nathan HoslerNathan Hosler
Nathan Hosler is the Director of the Church of the Brethren’s Office of Peacebuilding ... more