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The Greening of the Church Workshop II, Luther College

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The Greening of the Church Workshop II

Saturday, April 17, 2010, 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Shirley Baker Commons, Baker Village

Photo by Craig Mosher, Harvest Rain

A special chance for participants of Greening of the Churches Workshop 2007 to gather back together, to share our achievements, talk about what hasn’t worked so well, and to invite others into the conversation. How has your congregation been doing and what are the next steps? Your succesess and failures will lead the conversation!

For clergy, interested youth, church council members, and members of property, stewardship, and social concerns committees.  Individuals are also welcome.

Registration information

There is a $25 fee per person to cover materials and food. Lunch and breaks will be provided.  We encourage participation by a team of members.

Deadline for registration is April 1, 2010.

Register by printing off the Greening Workshop printable registration form (PDF) and mail with your check to:

Closing commitment worship service, 2007

Vocation Program

Luther College

700 College Dr.

Decorah, IA 52101

Special Features
  • Ecumenical conversation
  • Meal of locally grown food
  • Guided walk through Luther’s Blooming Prairie & Luther’s LEEDS Gold Certified Sampson-Hoffland building
  • Opportunity to identify a special Greening Creation Care project especially for your congregation
  • Free and on-going assistance from a specially trained student intern to support your creation care project in summer 2010
  • What congregations can do to support world-wide greening efforts
  • Web based materials for your congregation


Prairie Walk, 2007
Tentative Schedule:

8:30 a.m. Morning coffee available

9:00 Opening worship

9:15-10:15 Presentations by invited guests

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-noon Discussions with churches that have active Creation Care teams

Noon-1:30 Lunch, conversation, walking tour of Luther's Blooming Prairie

1:30-2:30 Wrap up and congregational team time

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-3:00 Closing worship

3:15 Optional guided tour of LEEDS Gold Certified Sampson-Hoffland building

For more information contact Vocation Program Administrative Assistant Connie Barclay at barcco01@luther.edu or (563) 387-1327.