Facilitated by Beth Remmes, GIPL Education Committee, in cooperation with Clear River Chorus. Based on the work of Joanna Macy, this participatory workshop on Active Hope addresses the environmental & social problems that we are facing. In this workshop we will be attending particularly to the gifts & challenges of our local watersheds. It is based on over four decades of community work with thousands of people around the world. We will explore gratitude, anger, grief, and hope and move…Find out more
In response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, we join major Christian organizations in supporting a new wave of climate action during this year’s Season of Creation. Running from September 1 to October 4, the Season of Creation unites the 2.2 billion Christian family to care for creation. September 1 was proclaimed as a day of prayer for creation by Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I for the Orthodox in 1989 which Pope Francis embraced for the Catholic…Find out more
Are you a weary activist or looking for a way to renew your hope for a sustainable and just world? Then join us at Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church for ACTIVE HOPE, a participatory workshop to explore transforming our frustration and fear into inspiration and action to face the environmental and social problems of today. This workshop is part of GIPL’s Four Directions Fund which was established to inspire care for creation through educational programs. GIPL facilitator Beth Remmes and…Find out more
Four million people rely on the Chattahoochee River for their drinking water, including 70% of the residents in metro Atlanta. As the state’s most heavily utilized waterway, the Chattahoochee is essential for recreation, power generation, wastewater assimilation, and crop irrigation, among other uses. Join Chattahoochee Riverkeeper for their first-ever conference focused exclusively on climate change effects in the watershed as they explore solutions for a resilient future for all who depend on the Chattahoochee River. Meet leading scientists and experts who will…Find out more
Voices for the Earth is a collaborative concert celebrating sustainability and stewardship of Creation. This event is free and open to the public, and features live music by local artists. Join GIPL and friends from Decatur’s faith communities on Saturday, September 30th for this fun event.Find out more
Celebrate our watershed and the waterways that sustain life in Carroll County!
How can you lower your energy bills and strengthen your community? The Just Energy Circle is hosting its second Energy Equity Forum. The forum will bring together Georgia consumers, community leaders, advocates, utility and EMC representatives, policymakers and others to explore how issues of equity intersect with energy efficiency and solar. Equity issues of interest include but are not limited to the following: affordable housing, employment and economic opportunity, and solar access for farmers. This forum will educate and empower Georgia…Find out more
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is hosting its annual meeting and expo in Atlanta this year, November 4 – 8. The theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health”, and GIPL’s Executive Director, Rev. Kate McGregor Mosley, has been invited to speak on a panel discussion about the faith community’s response to climate change. You can learn more about this meeting on the APHA Website.Find out more