As part of Earth Month 2013, Texas Interfaith Power & Light is promoting Jewish and Christian perspectives on the Sabbath.
Enjoy 4 special events from 2 great speakers, on the relationship between honoring the Sabbath and caring for creation.
April 2nd – Honoring The Sabbath, Caring For Creation – From a Jewish Perspective.
On Tuesday evening, April 2nd, Rabbi Steven Folberg will share Jewish teachings about how practicing the Sabbath connects to caring for the environment. This program is a presentation of Interfaith Environmental Network of Austin and Texas Interfaith Power & Light. All are welcome!
Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Highland Park Baptist Church
5206 Balcones Dr.
Austin, TX 78731
April 18th, April 21st – The Sabbath from a Christian perspective.
During the week of Earth Day, Dr. Matthew Sleeth, editor of The Green Bible, author of two remarkable books: 24/6: A Prescription for a Happier, Healthier Life and Love God, Save the Planet, and Exec. Director of Blessed Earth, travels to Austin to promote the importance of a simple message: “Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy.” Dr. Sleeth is a renown Christian environmental thinker. There will be three opportunities to hear from the Dr. Sleeth:
April 18 – Thursday Lunch.
Register here to attend the lunch & learn forum, “24/6: A Prescription for a Happier, Healthier Life.” Registration is FREE with an optional $5 lunch. This program is presented by TXIPL and co-sponsored by Education Beyond the Walls at Austin Seminary and Blessed Earth. All are welcome.
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 11:45am – 1:15pm
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
100 E. 27th Street
Austin, Texas 78705
April 21 – Sunday Sermons. Dr. Sleeth will preach both services at University United Methodist Church on faith and the environment. All are welcome to attend, 8:30 and 11:00 am respectively.
Sunday, April 21, 2013, 8:30am and 11:00am
University United Methodist Church
Austin, TX 78705
2409 Guadalupe St.