Earth and Spirit: A Multi-Faith Response to Climate Crisis
Come to an evening of song, ceremony, preaching, prayer, and community with three prophetic changemakers working at the intersection of climate activism and spirituality:
* Rev. Dr. Ambrose Carroll - Green the Church
* Rabbi Arthur Waskow - The Shalom Center
* Starhawk - Earth Activist Training
Wednesday, February 5, 6:30pm
St. John's Presbyterian Church ~ 2727 College Ave., Berkeley, CA
Sliding scale $25-$120 before Feb. 5
Discounts available for co-sponsoring communities ~ No one turned away for lack of funds
Wheelchair Accessible ~ Fragrance Free Event (see below for more info)
Funds raised from this event help support the work of Green the Church, Earth Activist Training, and The Shalom Center. Co-Sponsors Include St. John's Presbyterian Church, Church By the Side of the Road, Aquarian Minyan, and Keneset HaLev. Co-produced by Derech HaAreretz - Way of the Earth and JeWitch Collective.
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Come fragrance-free including laundry, hair, and body products so that everyone can participate. For more about what that means please go to: www.jewitch.org/accessibility.
To find out about our entire week of Bay Area events with Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Starhawk and Friends, go to www.derechhaaretz.org/events
~ About the Presenters ~
Rabbi Arthur Ocean Waskow
Rabbi Arthur is a world-renowned activist for peace, civil rights and environmental justice. He is the founder and director of The Shalom Center, a prophetic voice in the Jewish, multireligious, and American worlds.
Rabbi Arthur is the author of over 20 books, including the pivotal 1969 Freedom Seder -- a cross-racial gathering of 800 Jews and Christians just one year after the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.
At age 86, Rabbi Arthur says this visit may be his final public appearance to the Bay Area. Don't miss the opportunity to engage with this legendary teacher-activist.
Reverend Doctor Ambrose Carroll, Sr.
Rev. Dr. Carroll is one of the nation’s premiere Practical Theologians. He is creator of Green the Church campaign to in to engage over 10,000 Black Churches in the climate fight. Dr. Carroll's campaign and Annual Summit promotes Green theology, and is "prodding the flywheel" for sustainable programs to undergird the work of creating green and efficient Church buildings.
Dr. Carroll serves as Senior Pastor/Servant Leader of the Church By the Side of the Road in Berkeley, CA and on the Steering Committee of California Interfaith Power and Light.
Starhawk is an internationally renowned ritualist, author, and activist and a pioneer in the revival of Earth-based spirituality and Goddess religion. She directs Earth Activist Training, teaching permaculture design grounded in spirit with a focus on organizing and activism. Starhawk is also a co-founder in the Reclaiming tradition of magic and activism.
She is the author or coauthor of thirteen books including the classic The Spiral Dance, The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups, her visionary novel The Fifth Sacred Thing and its long-awaited sequel, City of Refuge.
2727 College Ave., Berkeley, CA