HOSPITABLE PLANET BOOK GROUP
Mondays, April 26–May 24
7–8:30 pm via Zoom
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God’s good creation of life on planet Earth is suffering from a global climate crisis. This predicament is a depiction of intersectionality that connects with First Pres Berkeley’s commitment to address racial justice because those most severely affected by the climate crisis are those who are most financially vulnerable—often people of color.
On April 9–10, Berkeley Palmer Lectureship speakers, Dr. Ruth Padilla DeBorst and Dr. Jeffrey Reimer, introduced and explored the issues in “Fleeing the Hot Spots: Climate Change, Migration, and Mission.” Click here to view videos of their presentations.
This study of Hospitable Planet, led by Cherie Holcomb, provides a good next step and brings together scriptural and scientific perspectives, offering an accessible theology of caring for creation in practical ways that demonstrate love of God and neighbor.
Community Groups are invited to read and discuss Hospitable Planet in their meetings, or individuals can click here to join the Monday evening book group.
The study is divided into three parts:
- Environmental teachings in the Bible
- A call to action on the national level
- A call to action on the local level.
Weekly reading notes and discussion questions will be available beginning April 23, 2021.
For more information, contact Cherie Holcomb at email@example.com or Beth Thomsen firstname.lastname@example.org.