United Methodists from 16 churches and 8 districts came together for the first North Georgia Conference Creation Care Summit November 3.
Anchored in worship, the event included a powerful message from Rev. Dr. Katy Hinman of College Park UMC who called the group to work together, to be filled with hope, and unite in action. Candler student Sotico Pagulayan (Oscariz UMC, Phillipines) presented on farmers in Cambodia suffering from climate change and how community brought them together for stronger resilience. A love offering for the work and studies of Pagulayan showed the generosity of those in attendance.
Workshops on building energy efficiency (Ray Segars, Peachtree Road UMC), recycling (Boyd Leake, Northside UMC), green teams (Michael Black, Decatur First UMC), solar (Tina Wilkinson, Dunwoody UMC), EarthKeepers (Beth Bond, Decatur First, UMC), informed the group.
Find more about Creation Care in the North Georgia Conference at https://www.ngumc.org/creationcare.