Thursday Morning: Workshop I

1. Cleanliness and Godliness: Practical Tips for Non-toxic Stewardship of Your Home and Body

Shantha Ready Alonso, Advocacy & Outreach Specialist for National Council of Churches

2. Recovery and Transformation Workshop Description

Tevyn East, The Affording Hope Project

3.  Follow up on Precautionary Principle Plenary: Empowerment for the Task

Carolyn Raffensberger, Science & Environmental Health Network and Tyrone Hayes, Biologist and Herpetologist

4.  Stories of Faith, Stories of Hope: Sustainability, Community, and the Good Life

Peter Sawtell, Eco-Justice Ministries

Thursday Afternoon: Workshop II

1. Climate Change and its Impact on the Poor, Including ACCRA Confession

Andrew Kang Bartlett, Presbyterian Hunger Program

2. Environmentally Responsible Investment

Bill Somplatsky-Jarman, Peace, Compassion and Justice Office PC (USA)

3. Food and Faith, Including Congregational Health Index

Jenny Holmes and Diane Waddell, PEC

4.  Be the Change You Wish to See: Choices for Embodying Transformed Values

Peter Sawtell, Eco-Justice Ministries

5. Eco-Stewards Program Workshop Description

Katie Holmes, Environmental Ministries Office PC (USA)

Friday Morning: Workshop III

1. Environmental Ministries Updates Workshop Description

Katie Holmes, Environmental Ministries Office PC (USA)

2. Climate Change Implications: The UN Climate Change Meeting Cancun

Bill Somplatsky-Jarman, Peace, Compassion, and Justice PC (USA)

3.  Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Economics

John Ikerd, Agricultural Economist

4.  Too Small to Fail: Small Scale Farming Takes on High-Tech Agribusiness

Andrew Kang Bartlett, Presbyterian Hunger Program and Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PANNA


Friday Afternoon: Workshop IV

1.  Earth Care Congregations Workshop Description

Katie Holmes, Environmental Ministries Office PC (USA) and Jane Laping, PEC

2.  Ecological Implications of Proposed Uranium Mining in Virginia: An Eco-Justice Approach Recent Info

Tom Pakurar, Hands Across the Lake

3. Invasive Species

George Beck, Bioagricultural Scientist and Gary Beil , Minnesota Crop Improvement Association

4.  Bus tour of Rocky Mountain National Park (4 hours)

$40 fee; space is limited Payable on Highlands Registration Site

You may choose one workshop option per time frame.

You will be prompted to choose your workshops when you register for the conference via Highlands Registration site.