FCC Bonus Conversations

Kristina Lindborg and Marcia Veldman — Wednesday, October 13, 4:00 EDT

Kristina Lindborg, a member of the Presbyterian Climate Advocate team, is a retired elementary school teacher living in Bloomington who does group development, presentations, and other outreach for the Indiana chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

Marcia Veldman is an Indiana state coordinator with the national Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) and founder of Indiana’s first CCL chapter. She is also a strong supporter of access to local, sustainably grown food and food security.  In 2013, she won the Woman of the Year award for Bloomington, Indiana.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2980687737

Here is a link to that recorded session.


The Rev. Rebecca BarnesWednesday, October 20, 4:00 EDT

Rebecca Barnes, a Presbyterian minister, coordinates the Presbyterian Hunger Program of the PCUSA. She will share perspectives on what her work has taught them about the effects of climate change on human communities around the world, and on how congregations can begin and maintain their vital commitments to creation care. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2980687737

Here is a recording of our conversation with Rebecca, which especially discussed Presbyterian representation at the upcoming COP 26 meeting in Glasgow, and Earth Care Congregations adapting to COVID.

Here you can listen to a July conversation with Rebecca and Jessica Maudlin, who coordinates Earth Care Congregations. And here is a wealth of links and information that Rebecca, Jessica, and others shared during the conversation.

And here are some resources Jessica suggests looking at for those interested in Earth Care Congregations:

Earth Care Congregations bulletin insert

Spring_Post_2018 ECC poster