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The Earth Charter & Lutheran Social Statements

October 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Join Lisa Brenskelle, head of the Lutherans Restoring Creation Team for the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), for a talk on the Earth Charter.  The ELCA voted to endorse the Earth Charter at its national assembly in August. The Earth Charter, while a completely secular document, is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful society. As such, it’s precepts have much in common with Christian social teaching, and indeed, with the social teaching of many faiths. This first half of this talk will cover the Earth Charter, its origins & principles, as well as materials available from the Earth Charter Initiative. The second half of the talk will explain the relationship between Earth Charter principles & Christian social teaching, using the social statements of the ELCA as a basis. Please register for this talk on www.eventbrite.com. Contact Lisa Brenskelle at gcs.lrc@gmail.com with any questions about this talk.

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Organizer

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church
Phone:
713-523-2864
Email:
ctk@ctkelc.org
Website:
www.ctkelc.org

Venue

Live Oak Friends Meeting House & online
1320 W 26th St
Houston, 77008
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Phone:
713-802-0622
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/FriendsHouston/