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Green Team Summit 2020

January 25

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

General Board of Global Ministries
458 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
United States

Facing the Rising Sun: Climate Change & Ecowomanist Wisdom is the focus of GIPL's third annual Green Team Summit, featuring Rev. Dr. Melanie Harris of Texas Christian University.  Join GIPL and Creation care champions across Georgia for this interfaith gathering, open to anyone looking to form (or refresh!) a Green Team in their faith community and people of faith looking to connect around climate action and environmental justice.

Through workshops like "Building Bridges in a Changing Climate" and "Engaging Civically to Save the Planet" as well as Dr. Harris' keynote address, "Earth Honoring Faiths: Living Inspired in Our Time"  the answers to questions like:

  • How do I discuss climate change in my faith community and beyond?
  • What is environmental justice?
  • What are the biggest environmental justice issues in Georgia?
  • What is ecowomanism?
  • How do I start a Green Team in  my faith community?


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In addition to workshops, networking, a delicious and low-waste brunch, and an inspiring message from ethicist and ecowomanist scholar, Rev. Dr. Melanie Harris, we will be offering a screening of "Flint: The Poisoning of an American City."

If you are interested in attending the film screening but cannot be at the rest of the Green Team Summit, please email

Special thanks to the General Board of Global Ministries/The United Methodist Church for hosting the Green Team Summit this year.


We are also grateful for our community partners and participants in the 2020 Green Team Summit.