Texas Interfaith Power & Light – Programs For Earth Month

earth-day-5RsAs 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.

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