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January 2021

Ignite the Church Conference Goes Virtual: Includes Session on Justice and the Common Good

January 21
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Meeting under the theme “Adopting a New Reality: Living Into a Fresh Vision for God’s Church,” the 2021 Ignite the Church conference will be a virtual event composed of monthly webinars. This free series will include sessions on hybrid community, creative expressions of church, justice and the common good, and encouragement in the face of fatigue. Monthly webinars will run January through April. January - Encouragement Beyond Fatigue  February - Justice and the Common Good  March - Hybrid Community: Virtual & In-Person​​​ April…

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March 2021

NLIHC Sponsors Virtual Housing Policy Forum

March 30 - March 31
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is sponsoring a virtual Policy Forum on March 30 and 31, 2021, from 1 - 5 p.m. ET.  The theme for this forum is 2021: A New Day. The forum will feature keynote speakers and panels on Racial Equity and Housing Justice, Coronavirus: The Current State of Play, State and Local Emergency Rental Assistance Programs, Achieving a Housing Entitlement, What the Election Means for Affordable Housing/Capitol Hill Insiders Panel, Best Practices in Organizing,…

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April 2021

Faith Climate Action Week

April 16 - April 25
Online Webinar

Food insecurity is on the rise, with many families losing jobs and economic resources due to the ongoing pandemic.  Interfaith Power & Light’s Faith Climate Action Week theme focusing on food systems, will help your congregation address the intersecting challenges of food insecurity, racial injustice, and the climate crisis. Faith Climate Action Week is IPL’s annual program of climate-themed worship services and sermons that spans ten days of activities around Earth Day, with this year’s dates being April 16-25. Join the community of…

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days Schedules Virtual Event

April 18 - April 21
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"I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert."  - Isaiah 43:19 Save the date for Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) 2021, April 18 - 21, and join them as they gather online to Imagine! God's Earth and People Restored.  Together, participants will passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity, and the beloved…

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ULS Spring Convocation

April 21
Online Webinar

On April 21st from 1:00pm to 4:00pm United Lutheran Seminary will be holding its spring convocation. This year's theme is the "Theology of Gathering as Church" during and after the pandemic. The event will be held virtually via Zoom. Register here! From ULS: "Since the earliest days, Christians have gathered in particular places as Church to experience God revealing God’s self.  These gatherings have continuously evolved throughout history, especially in responding to context.  Biblical and liturgical traditions provide a wealth…

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American Climate Leadership Announces Spring Virtual Conference

April 27 - April 29
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Our prospects for a healthy and just climate future are now within reach! Find out how you can be part of the solution by joining ecoAmerica and leaders from across the country at the 10th annual American Climate Leadership Summit 2021 (ACLS 2021), online April 27-29th. Register Now! Help raise national ambition and local action on climate solutions, no matter if you are a seasoned advocate or just getting started. Join the National Health + Climate Forum on April 27th to hear the latest updates and…

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June 2021

Community-Led Research: A Strategy to Bring Equity to Climate Resilience Initiatives

June 23
Online Webinar

"Communities across the United States are more and more frequently impacted by climate change and increasingly face problems like property damage and health and safety issues as a result of flooding and extreme heat. Community-based organizations are working to address these impacts on residents and advocate for solutions to make their communities safer, healthier, and more resilient. But to equitably and successfully carry out climate resilience solutions, it’s imperative to directly engage with community members to deeply understand how the…

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Lutherans Restoring Creation Connections Call

June 23
Online Webinar

Wednesday, June 23rd  8pm EST/7pm CT/6pm MT/5pm PT/4pm AK Focus: Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge, and Christian Faith:  How Can Various Ways of Knowing Find Common Ground? We will hear from Johanna Bernu, a scientist (who happens to be in 8th grade) and Descendant of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Minnesota. She will share her experiences of conducting research on the disinfectant properties of water lilies using Ojibwe knowledge alongside euro-centric scientific processes. We will also…

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July 2021

LRC Connections Call: Perspectives on Animals as Food

July 15
Online Webinar

Join the July Connections Call! Thursday, July 15th  8pm EST/7pm CT/6pm MT/5pm PT/4pm AK Focus:  Perspectives on Animals as Food (click for resources): Hear from Deacon & Farmer, Sarah Bowers* reflect on her experiences and come to the table with a story from your journey. *If you participated in our online Earth Day Worship Service, you will recognize Deacon Sarah as the one reading the Gospel with help from a curious goat!  ZOOM DETAILS for 7/15: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88250431330?pwd=NVFtcytMbUhBd2NPbWlCdGlOcnAyZz09 Meeting ID: 882 5043 1330 Passcode: CONNECT…

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September 2021

Creation Care Ambassadors Training

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Creation Care Ambassador Training with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Blessed Tomorrow As Lutherans, we are called to care for our neighbors and all of Creation and to be God’s hands in the world. Research shows that Americans are growing more concerned about climate change. As they witness and experience impacts from a changing climate to their health, livelihoods, and communities, they are increasingly looking for guidance on solutions, from people in their daily lives – including faith…

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