Earth Care: A Faith Imperative

Earth Care: A Faith Imperative is the theme for this year’s Interfaith Power and Light Conference in Appleton, Wisconsin. Workshops, presentations, exhibits and conversation will explore the continuing challenge of climate change.

Steven Bouma-Prediger, Professor of Religion at Hope College and Evangelical leader on creation care, will address how Pope Francis’ historic call to care for our “common home” inspires us all.

Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute and internationally known expert on climate change health impacts will present a workshop on The Global Climate Crisis: Health, Ethics, and Opportunities Through Action.”

Others will discuss “care for creation” committee best practices, interfaith policy advocacy, greening houses of worship and communicating climate issues effectively.

Individual registrations are $15 and congregational teams of four or more can register as a group for $50 until September 10, after which  registrations are $20 and $60, respectively. More information is at and you can register on-line at or by calling 608-837-3108.