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Caretakers of God’s Creation: A Discussion with Reverend Pat Watkins, United Methodist Church
November 20, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Join Reverend Pat Watkins, nationally recognized speaker, at an event sponsored by the Green Building Alliance and the Pittsburgh 2030 District, and hosted by the St. Nickolas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland.
What: Rev. Watkins, who is tasked with leading a ministry focused on God’s Renewed Creation globally, is coming to the Pittsburgh area. Previously a featured panelist at the White House representing general Christian theology, Rev. Watkins will speak about the importance of boosting the energy efficiency of the nation’s houses of worship. He will also bring to light the United Methodist understandings of stewardship as well as the specific things Caretakers of God’s Creation is doing to empower United Methodist congregations to practice care of creation. He will answer questions about his mission and give examples of how the United Methodist Church is becoming green. Sponsored by the Green Building Alliance and the Pittsburgh 2030 District www.2030districts.org/pittsburgh.
When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11-1pm. Light lunch will be provided (please note any dietary restrictions in your registration). This event is free.
Where: St. Nickolas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 419 S Dithridge St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, (412) 682-3866. Parking is limited; public transportation is encouraged.
Audience: Church leadership, facilities managers, those in charge of building improvements in Pittsburgh’s church community.