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Ground for Hope - Wisconsin Event Schedule

Ground for Hope - Wisconsin Schedule

The following is the current schedule for Ground for Hope - Wisconsin.  Note:  schedule subject to change.

Sunday, Oct. 21
The Islamic Society of Milwaukee Community Center
815 West Layton Ave., Milwaukee

1:15 – 2:00 pm – Registration

2:00 – 2:40 pm - Welcome, Native American Ritual & Opening Prayers, Event Orientation

2:40-3:40 pm – Keynote Address - Winona LaDuke

3:40 – 4:00 pm - Break, Browse Displays (Muslim afternoon "Asr" prayer)

4:00 – 4:45 pm – Workshops

-- Seminarians, Seminaries, and the Environment
-- Energy and Climate - Issues & Policies for Wisconsin
-- Native American Spirituality and the Environment

-- Launching Gardening Projects at Faith-Based Sites
-- Calculating and Reducing your Environmental Footprint
-- Jewish Teachings on the Environment

4:45 – 5:00 pm – Break

5:00 – 5:45 pm – Workshops

-- Effective Green Teams for Faith-Based Groups
-- A Whirlwind Tour through the Bible and the Environment
-- Putting Values into Action - Environmental Success Stories in Faith Communities
-- Dharmic Teachings on the Environment – Lessons from Hinduism, Buddhism & Sikhism
-- Aligning our Economic Practices with Our Beliefs and Values
-- Cool Congregations - a Resource from Interfaith Power & Light
-- Advocacy on Environmental Justice for Faith-Based Sites

5:45 – 6:15 pm - Break, Browse Displays, Islamic Sunset "Maghrib" prayer (all welcome)

6:15 – 8:00 pm – “Green,” Vegetarian Iftar and Muslim Teachings on the Environment

Monday, Oct. 22
The Archbishop Cousins Center
3501 South Lake Drive, St. Francis

8:15 – 9:00 am – Registration

9:00 – 9:10 am – Opening Prayers

9:10-9:40 am - Ken Leinbach, The Urban Ecology Center

9:40 – 10:40 am – Plenary - Environmental Health & Justice from a Faith Perspective

10:40 – 11:00 am - Break, Browse Tables and Displays

11:00 am – 12:00 noon – Workshops

-- Green the Pulpit - Sermons and Public Speaking on the Environment
-- Water, Waste and Toxics - Greening your Congregation, Greening your Home
-- Water Issues Facing Wisconsin
-- Sustainable Food for Faith-Based Sites
-- Eco-psychology, Eco-spirituality and Outdoor Spiritual Practices
-- Putting Values into Action - Environmental Success Stories in Faith Communities
-- Advocacy on Environmental Justice for Faith-Based Sites

12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm – Vegetarian Lunch

12:30 pm – Buses Leave for Tours

12:30 – 2:30 pm – Tours (for those who choose in place of afternoon workshop)

-- Sustainable Farming Tour
-- Green Economy, Green Justice Tour - Brownfields and Solar Panels
-- Eco-Justice Center of Racine

1:00 – 2:30 pm – Workshops

-- GreenWorship - Designing a 'green' worship service and eco-spirituality activities
-- The GreenFaith Shield for Energy Conservation - How your Congregation can Earn it
-- Designing Religious-Environmental Education for Children and Teens

2:30 – 2:45 pm – Break and Muslim Dhuhr Prayer

2:45 – 3:30 pm – Closing Exercises and Prayers

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