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Interfaith Environmental Network presents, “Finding Our Place in Nature”

What do various faith traditions teach in terms of care for creation? How are members of Austin’s Islamic, Zen Buddhist, and Congregational Christian communities responding to human induced global warming and climate change? How do these communities view the environmental challenges of today and what kinds of transformation are these communities calling for?
On October 2, 2012, the Interfaith Environmental Network of Austin (IEN) will present Austin faith leaders Imam Islam Mosaad (Lead Imam, North Austin Muslim Community Center), Kosho McCall (Head Priest, Austin Zen Center), and Reverend Tom Vandestadt (Pastor, Congregational Church of Austin) in an open panel discussion of the above.

The panel will also take questions from the audience.

This event is part of an ongoing series, Finding Our Place in Nature, which premiered to an enthusiastic audience June 5, 2012, featuring a simliar discussion with Barbara Budde (Director, Social Concerns Office, Austin Catholic Diocese) and Rabbi Rachel Kobrin (Asst. Rabbi, Congregatoin Agudas Achim).

All adults are welcome. There is no cost to attend. This series is produced in partnerhsip with Texas Interfaith Power and Light. The event will be held in the Hazel McCord Community Center on campus at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Free parking available on site.

Rabbi Steve Folberg, spokesman
Interfaith Environmental Network of Austin

Chris Searles, outreach coordinator

Interfaith Environmental Network of Austin
(512) 789-4652