Tentative 2018 Schedule

Families for the Earth
       this is a separate registration
Sunday, October 7
     10:30 - Worship with Rev. Bud Heckman, from the
                    Tri-Faith Initative
      12:00 - Light Lunch
      1-4 - Children's track - Exploring nature 
      1:00 - The Science of Climate Change
                      with Penny Greer
                      followed by Q and A
      2:30 - Greg Fripp from Whispering Roots
                      Aquaponics/Urban Food Production 
                      followed by Q and A

Sunday, October 7
     4:00 p.m. Elders Registration begins
     5 p.m. Welcome, overview of event and cultivating
            community
     5:30  p.m. Cooking demonstration with Chef Matt Weber from Table Grace
     6:15 p.m.  Dinner 
     7:30 p.m. Jeremiah Picard - a Worm Wrangler from Worms Save the Planet
     Afterwards - Social Time

Monday, October 8
     7:55 a.m. Morning Interfaith Prayers for the Earth
     8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
     9:00 a.m. Welcome/Announcements
     9:10 a.m Denise O'Brien, Community Supported Agriculture
     10:10 a.m. Q&A
     10:25 a.m. Break
     10:40 a.m Craig Moody, OPPD Board
     11:40 a.m. Q&A
     Noon Lunch
     1:00—2:30 p.m. Workshop/Playshop
     3:00-4:30 p.m. Workshop/Playshop
     5:00-6:00 p.m. Environmental Organizations presentations
     6:30 p.m. Dinner
     7:30 –8:15  Book Review - Drawdown
     8:30 p.m. Music with Emily Bass and
                         Social Hour - Local wine tasting with
                                                         James Arthur Vineyards

Tuesday, October 9
     7:55 a.m. Morning Interfaith Prayers for the Earth
     8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
     9:00 a.m. Welcome/Announcements
     9:10 a.m. UNMC Sustainability Melanie Stewart
     10:10 a.m. Q&A
     10:25 a.m. Break
     10:40 a.m. Graham Christensen
     11:40 a.m. Q&A
     Noon Lunch
     1:30-2:30 p.m. Workshops/Playshops
     3:00 –4:00 p.m. Workshops/Playshops
     4:00 - 4:30 Covenanting and Closing 


Thanks to the following for making this event possible:
   Sierra Club - Omaha
   The Tri-Faith Initative
   First Plymouth - Lincoln
   Omaha Together One Community
   Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light
   Great Plains United Methodist Conference
   Green Omaha Coalition
   The Big Garden
   The Verdis Group
   Nebraskans for Peace
   First UMC/Omaha Eco-Team
   The Nature Conservancy
   Interchurch Ministries of Nebraska
   Westmisnster Presbyterian Church of Lincoln
   Keep Omaha Beautiful
   First Prebyterian Church - Lincoln
   Table Grace Cafe
Speakers, workshop leaders and countless volunteers

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