Registration for the 2018 Congregations Project, As Creation Groans: Worshiping God on Holy Ground, is now open!
We extend a warm invitation to pastors, musicians, and other interested church leaders and laypeople. Join our community of theologians, activists, and artists for three days of reflection on one of the most urgent concerns of our time—the sustainability of our planet home in the face of environmental damage. The conference will lift up the role of Christian congregations in developing faithful ways of life in this time of ecological crisis.
In this time of urgent awakening to Earth’s peril, how do worship, music, and art draw congregations into faithful relationship with God and creation?
Together we will consider how some of Christianity’s richest gifts—worship, music, and the arts—inspire, form, and empower diverse local communities. We shall hear from the leaders of congregations that are doing bold and creative work related to this concern—and we shall provide opportunities for all conference participants to share the questions and contributions emerging in their own contexts.
The structure and tone of the conference will be collaborative. The conference is designed to encourage pastors, musicians, and lay leaders to share practical wisdom with one another.
Find out more and register at ismcongregations.yale.edu