Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Yale Interfaith Event April 21

On Saturday, April 21st, please join the students of the Yale Divinity School and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies for 'Interfaith Solidarity on Global Climate Change', an interfaith climate change awareness gathering on the Yale Divinity School Quad (409 Prospect St, New Haven). We invite all interested individuals and religious communities to gather in an expression of shared concern about global climate change, and to show our support of one another aswe work together to address this and other environmental issues. Come willing to learn and share - leave feeling empowered! Individuals and delegations from religious communities are encouraged to bring a banner or other symbols of their community so we may recognize the diversity ofthe faith-based environmental movement. Families (including leashed pets) are welcome! Before the event officially kicks off at 12, attend a FREE one hour sustainable energy workshop with Carol Wilson, energy consultant and instructor of theInterreligious Eco-Justice Network's 'This Old House of Worship' program. The workshop will be from 11 AM until 12 noon on the Quad. At 12 Noon, we will officially start the event by gathering for a prayer andtime of reflection on global climate change. Immediately following the prayer,we invite all to join us for an informal information exchange among faith-based leaders - clergy and lay, environmental activists and organizations from theYale and Greater New Haven communities, and university students. At 1 PM we'll host a general Q and A session - all questions welcome. Plus, we'll have activities for kids, and LIVE MUSIC by the Yale Klezmer Band! Enjoy a FREE lunch catered by Claire's CornerCopia, a New Haven restaurant featuring delicious and original dishes made with locally grown and organicproduce.Please don't miss this opportunity to join us on Saturday, April 21st for a time of prayer, partnership building, and celebration for the Earth!If you have any questions, and to RSVP (appreciated but not required), pleasecontact Rachel ( SPREAD THE WORD!

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