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E-M:/ MECCE Conference: Sept. 22-24



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Enviro-Mich message from anne.woiwode@sfsierra.sierraclub.org
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Forwarded from Kim Winchell:
     
 TIME TO REGISTER NOW!   for the sixth religion and ecology conference presented 
 by the Michigan Ecumenical Consultation on Christianity and Ecology:
     
           "EXPANDING THE CIRCLE OF COMPASSION ---
     
          EXPLORING THE SPIRITUAL RELATIONSHIP OF HUMANS,                     
     
                         THE EARTH, AND ITS CREATURES"
     
FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:  Dr. Jay B. McDaniel, Prof. of Religion at 
Hendrix College, Ark. and author of many books, including "Of God and 
Pelicans - A Reverence for Life", "With Roots and Wings", "Earth, Sky, Gods, 
and Mortals"     AND  the Rev. Dr. Carol Johnston, Asst. Prof. of Theology, 
Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, and author of "And The Leaves 
of the Tree Are For the Healing of the Nations."
     
Sept. 22- 24    (begins in the evening on Friday, concludes noon Sunday) at 
the Kettunen Center in Tustin, MI  (just south of Cadillac).
     
..Also workshops, ecumenical worship, extensive conference bookstore, 
networking, eco-theological video previews. ....all in a beautiful outdoor 
setting on a lake.  Not to mention the great feeling of being among people of 
deep spiritualilty who really care about the earth .....
     
For detailed registration information / a registration brochure, contact Kim 
Winchell, Coordinator of Earthkeeping Ministries of the Michigan Ecumenical 
Forum  at  kwinch5940@aol.com.
     
There is a discount for those registering by August 15; final reg. deadline 
is Sept. 1.  Prices (without discount) range from $75 - 140, depending on 
lodging.
     
Topics for presentations by the speakers :
     
Carol Johnston -  "the whole earth is full of God's glory" [God and Nature in 
the First Testament]   &  "that the cosmos might be saved" [ God and Nature 
in the Second Testament]
     
Jay McDaniel - "Spirituality and Relationship"  &  "Spirituality and 
Compassion"
     
Don't miss this year's gathering!
     
Kim W.
     


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