FCC Bonus Conversations

Dr. Mark EakinWednesday, July 14, 4:00 EDT

Mark Eakin is a coral specialist and an elder at Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church in Maryland. He was NOAA’s science advisor for the award-winning film Chasing Coral, and will share perspectives and answer questions on his work with coral and what it tells us about the human impact on the oceans. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87044471017?pwd=MEdablRtK2VqbU1YbXA1Smo4NHM2dz09


Kristina Lindborg and Heather Swinney — Wednesday, July 21, 4:00 EDT

Kristina, 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. She will answer your questions about the Carbon Fee & Dividend legislation that is advocated for by CCL and commended by the PCUSA. Heather is a state coordinator with Citizens’ Climate Lobby in Indiana. She works to support citizen lobbying efforts and support CCL Indiana’s strategy. Heather is a former teacher and current stay at home mom in New Albany, IN.

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


The Rev. Rebecca Barnes and Jessica MaudlinWednesday, July 28, 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. Jessica Maudlin is the Associate of Sustainable Living and Earth Care Concerns for the Presbyterian Hunger Program. She will share perspectives on how congregations can begin and maintain their vital commitments to creation care. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2980687737

This conversation was recorded. To view the MP4 recording, click here. 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