PEACE AND JUSTICE COMMITTEE
Eastern District Conference / Franconia Mennonite Conference







Making Peace
with the Earth

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Making Peace
with the Earth

with Greg Bowman, managing editor
of NewFarm.org news/tools

Saturday, October 22, 2005
8:30 am - 1:00 pm


Location:
Plains Mennonite Church
50 West Orvilla Road, Hatfield, PA 19440
Phone: 215-362-7640
Map and Directions

Program:

  • Plenary on Environmental Justice as a Peace Issue:
    "Savoring the revolution, redeeming the foodshed: Buy fresh, buy local, buy fair by all means" -- with Greg Bowman
  • Small group workshop sessions:
    • Beyond Community Supported Agriculture, with Peggy Fogarty-Harnish and Greg Bowman
    • Community Mediation, with Ryan Kolb (Montgomery County Mediation Center)
    • "Those People", with Dolly Craig (Manna on Main St.)
    • How to Start a Peace Gathering, with Abe Gehman (Bally MC)
    • Pennsylvania Environmental Overview
      (Open space/urban sprawl/recycling/global warming/clean energy)
    • Current Issues: Conversation with Bob Walden
  • Group discussion of peace and justice work in our congregations -- sharing our experiences; ideas for getting started; networking, and new resources.
Also:
  • Peace and justice resource displays
  • Anyone with an interest in peacemaking is welcome
  • Schedule:
    Registration and coffee at 8:30 am; program begins 9:00 am
    includes light mid-morning brunch; and wrap-up by 1:00 pm

    Registration:
    Advance registration by October 18 is requested, but there is no registration fee. Contact the Conference Office, 215-723-5513, KarenB@fmc-online.org, or Bob Moyer, 215-766-0827, bobpax70@aol.com.


    Resources:

  • Resources from this Gathering
  • MCC Washington Office Resources on the Environment
  • Wind-Generated Electric Power in Pennsylvania.
    (You can switch to wind-generated power without changing utility companies.)
  • Climate Change Resources.
  • Community Supported Agriculture (www.maysiesfarm.org/csa/index.html)
  • National Council of Churches EcoJustice Program.
  • Pennsylvania Interfaith Climate Change Campaign National Council of Churches -- Pennsylvania or Pa Council of Churches (PICCC.doc).
  • PennFuture -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future.
  • Center for the Celebration of Creation, Chestnut Hill UMC (Philadelphia).


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    Last Updated: 10/23/05
    Created: August 17, 2005