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Ground for Hope - Westchester

Mobilizing Interfaith Action for the Earth
March 11, 2012, 2:00-6:00 pm
Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

GreenFaith, with religious and environmental partners, will present Ground for Hope – Westchester. This event is for clergy, lay leaders, and seminarians, and professionals whose values include a concern for the Earth.

Registration is $10/person.  Students and seminarians attend for free.

Register now.

Workshop Descriptions and Presenters

Download a Ground for Hope - Westchester poster

Schedule Overview

1:30-2:00 pm - Registration
2:00-2:30 pm - Welcome and Overview
2:40-3:30 pm - Workshop Sessions
3:30-3:45 pm - Break
3:45-4:30 pm - Multi-faith worship
4:30-4:45 pm - Break
4:45-5:35 pm - Workshop Sessions
5:40-6:00 pm - Closing Prayers and Remarks

See a detailed schedule.

Workshops will address the following topics:

-- Sacred Texts and the Earth

-- Building Partnerships between Faith, Community and Municipal Groups

-- Introduction to Green Facility Mangement for Religious Institutions

-- Sustainable Food Practices for Faith-Based Sites

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The following groups are co-sponsors for Ground for Hope - Westchester.

Iona Spirituality Institute
Episcopal Diocese of New York
Hudson Valley Islamic Community Center
Sisters of Charity of New York
Roots and Wings
Edmund Rice International
New York Interfaith Power and Light
Interreligious Council of New Rochelle
Center for Jewish Christian Muslim Understanding
Bedford 2020
Thomas Berry Forum
Unitarian Universalist Metro NY District
Hudson River Presbytery
Groundwork Hudson Valley
Northern Westchester Interfaith Council
Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group
Steppin'Up - Yonkers 

Sisters of the Divine Compassion

For further information, contact GreenFaith's Fletcher Harper at


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