WV Interfaith Climate Conference, Saturday, June 4th, 10 to 3 PM

by admin on May 30, 2022

WV Interfaith Power & Light is part of a national campaign for bold action

“Caring for Creation Together: A West Virginia Interfaith Conference on Climate Change”

Dear WVIPL Friends and Supporters,

We wanted to make sure you know about an upcoming event for which we are co-sponsors, along with Citizens’ Climate Lobby of West Virginia, WV Rivers Coalition, ReImagine Appalachia, WV Citizen Action Education Fund, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and the First Presbyterian Church of Charleston.

This Conference on Climate will take place at Charleston’s First Presbyterian Church (16 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301) on Saturday, June 4, from 10am-3pm.

Featured speakers at the conference will include the following:

** — Bill Myers, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Charleston, WV

** — Rev. Jeff Allen, United Methodist Pastor and Executive Director of WV Council of Churches

** — Rev. Mitch Hescox, President, The Evangelical Environmental Network

** — Rev. Ron English, Restorative Justice Facilitator with American Friends Service Committee; ordained into the ministry by Drs. Martin Luther King Jr. and Sr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA

** — Robin Blakeman, Ordained Minister, Presbyterian Church of the USA, with validated ministry in environmental stewardship; Steering Committee, WV Interfaith Power & Light

** — Bishop Marcia Dinkins, Founder and Executive Director of Black Women Rising

All are welcome, and we encourage you to share this information widely with your networks! If you are on Facebook, there is also a shareable event there. This conference is free of charge to attend, and you can register and/or find more information at: https://tinyurl.com/wvaclimate.

We look forward to seeing you there! Sincerely,

>>>> WVIPL Staff and Steering Committee


See Also: California Interfaith Power and Light’s Allis Druffel on CNN HLN Local Edition – YouTube

Allis Druffel is the Southern California Outreach Director for California Interfaith Power & Light, and recently appeared on CNN Headline News Local Edition alongside David Mowry of Unitarian Universalist Church of Riverside, a member congregation of CIPL

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