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Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative hosts week of speakers

By Contributor
January 15th, 2018

The Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative kick starting the New Year with a week of education and contemplation surrounding issues of climate change, our environment and people.

Each day we will hear from a speaker who will give a different take on these important issues and then the chance to ask questions and discuss as a group. Refreshments will be provided and the session will end with a thoughtful blessing.

The public is welcome to attend the bid to encounter climate justice. Each session is free of charge, however, location and timings below change each day.

Encounter Climate Justice Schedule:

Thursday Jan 18, 7 p.m. United Church – Shelly Boyd, Sinixt Arrow Lakes Facilitator: the Sinixt Traditional Understanding of Land, Place and People

Friday, Jan 19, 7 p.m.Shambala Meditation Centre  –  speaker from the Eco Society: Local Action on Climate Change

Saturday, Jan 20, 1 – 3 p.m *Pacific time Yasodhara Ashram in the Temple – Paris Marshall Smith and Swami Lalitananda:  Holding Space: Inner Reflection, Outer Action. 

Sunday, Jan 21, 2 p.m.  Baha’i community at the Mickey McEwan Hall (Rod and Gun Club) hosts the World Religion Day interfaith celebration on the theme: One Planet, One People…caring for the earth and humanity

Monday, Jan 22, 7 p.m. Catholic Church – Michael Jessen: Actions needed Individually, Locally, Nationally and Globally 

Tuesday, Jan 23, 7 p.m. –  Anglican Church – Laura Sacks from the Citizen Climate Lobby: Climate Change: Re-framing from Despair to Opportunity 

Wednesday, Jan 24, 7 p.m.Unitarian Spiritual Center at United Church – Kim Charlesworth speaking about Food Security and Climate Change.

Thursday, Jan 25, 5 p.m –  vigil walk beginning at the Shambala Meditation Centre

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