Responding with Christian Hope to the Environmental Crisis
Leah Kostamo (co-founder of A Rocha Canada) shares a message on hope for creation.
Grounded Conference: Day 1
- 9:00am – Registration and Coffee
- 9:30am – Introduction & Opening Prayer
- 9:45am – Holy Creatures Living Among Other Holy Creatures in a World That Is Holy (Keynote: Steven Bouma-Prediger)
- 10:45am – Business as Creation Care: Animated by a Gospel Worldview (Stacey Toews of Level Ground Trading)
- 11:10am – Coffee
- 11:30am – Behold, I Make a New Creation (Session 1: Jeremy Bell)
- 12:30pm – Lunch
- 1:15 pm – Engaging Leadership in Creation Care (Session 2: Ken Gray)
- 2:15pm – Coffee
- 2:35pm – Creation Care and A Rocha (Session 3: Markku & Leah Kostamo)
- 3:30pm – Presentation & Panel with a Group of Christian Denominations (Session 4)
Film Screening (Calgary Premiere)
Includes talk back with Regent College’s President, Jeff Greenman, and filmmaker Iwan Russell-Jones
Poet and theologian Loren Wilkinson has spent his life thinking, teaching, and campaigning about creation. He has encouraged generations of students to think about the meaning of creation and of our responsibility as creatures within it.
- What can be done to address the enormous issues facing our fragile and threatened planet?
- Is it possible to live confidently and creatively in the face of massive problems such as pollution and the acidification of the oceans?
- What hope is there of making peace with creation?
The film will feature a talkback with Iwan Russell-Jones (Filmmaker) & Jeff Greenman (President – Regent College).
Grounded Conference: Day 2