Faculty of Divinity: Creation Care Workshop

Creation Care Workshop: Friday, February 11, 2022 (Online via Zoom)

Join the Faculty of Divinity for this workshop for theologians, students, and church leaders to discuss the challenges of sustainability and climate change. View Creation Care Workshop poster (PDF: 279 KB)

Creation Care and Theology: 10 am to 12 pm ET
  • Alexander J.B. Hampton, University of Toronto
  • Andrew Davison, University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Jacob Sherman, California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Charles Taliaferro, St. Olaf College

This session will focus upon the intellectual resources in the Anglican and broader Christian tradition that are present, but often unrecognized and underutilized, in our discussion of the environmental crisis.

Creation Care and the Church: 1 pm to 4 pm ET
  • Stephen Scharper, Trinity College, University of Toronto
  • Rachel Marsh, Anglican Church of Southern Africa
  • Sylvia Keesmaat, Diocese of Toronto
  • Elizabeth Perry, Anglican Alliance, Anglican Communion Delegation, COP 26
  • Mark MacDonald, Anglican Indigenous Archbishop, Anglican Church of Canada

This session will examine the needs of clergy and congregations in relation to the topic of creation care. Panelists will discuss example initiatives, practices, resources, and needs. The aim of the panel will be to consider how Creation Care in the curriculum could support new and current clergy.

This event is supported by a Pathways for Tomorrow (Phase One) grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc.