Several Davis faith groups will present a free conference from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 3, titled “Climate Crisis: Putting Faith into Action.” Highlights include:
* Isabel Montanez, a UC Davis geology professor, speaking on “Climate Change Close to Home”;
* Susan Stephenson, executive director of the Interfaith Power and Light Campaign, on “Facing the Climate Crisis: Hope and Help”; and
* Four interactive workshops, on “Developing an Environmentally Sustainable Church,” “Engaging Hearts and Minds to Build Sustainable Lifestyles,” “Integrating the Care for Creation into Liturgy” and “Acting Ethically for a Planet in Peril.”
The event will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road. Clergy, leadership and members of “green” teams from faith groups as well as interested members of the public are welcome.
Sponsors include Cool Davis’ faith group partners: the Green Task Force of the United Methodist Church of Davis, the Green Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, Stewards of God’s Creation Group of Davis Community Church, the Green Team of Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, God’s Creation Committee of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and EarthCare Group of the Davis Friends Meeting.