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In partnership with Faith & Energy Action Team (FEAT), Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT), Interfaith Environmental Network, and Texas Interfaith Power & Light

W.H. Auden once said, “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” As people guided by divine Love, come deepen your theological understanding of water and learn about the state of water in today’s world. Religious leaders from a variety of congregations and traditions will share brief teachings and experts in the field will weigh in. As a group, we will respond with ideas for creative action. This is the third annual preach-off on climate change—as in years past, it promises to be a fun, interactive, yet weighty discussion. This preach-off is focused around water;  water is the medium through which we will all experience climate change.

Date:  March 26, 2017

Time:  4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Servant Church Austin, 1605 E 38th 1/2 St, Austin, TX 78722

Cost:  This event is free; $10 suggested contribution for dinner 

Let us know you're coming! Click here to register.

This Year's Preachers:

The Reverend Carmen Retzlaff, ELCA

Minister Joshua Harper, Baptist

Anjum Hanafi, Muslim

Rev. Betty Skwarek, Unitarian Universalist

Dr. Andrew Sansom, Presbyterian

Rabbi Lev Baesh, Jewish

Rev. Dr. Sherri Humphrey Benn, Christian

Imam Asim Shareef, Muslim

Rev. Crystal McCormick, UCC

Also participating in the program are representatives from:

The Sierra Club - Texas Living Waters program

Earth Day ATX

Austin Eco-Network

Austin Water

Citizens Climate Lobby

The 2016 edition of Communitas, the Journal of Education Beyond the Walls, was written by the Fellows in our 2014 Pastoral Leadership for Public Life cohort. Writer Donna Johnson, author of Holy Ghost Girl, served as editor and consultant.


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