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September 2021

Date:
September 01 - October 04

From September 1 to October 4, Christians around the world celebrate the Season of Creation. Some people pray, some people do hands-on projects, some people advocate.  Christians unite to pray and care for Creation, though we invite all people of faith to take time to reflect and pray during this season. The Season of Creation is a time to slow down and focus on what matters. During this special time each year, we repair and restore our relationships with each other and with all creation.  (more…)

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27

Date:
September 19 - September 27

Venue:
Wylde Center Oakhurst Gardens
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
United States

We are bringing Sukkot back to the Wylde Center’s Oakhurst Gardens! This year there will be a communal sukkah set up at the Wylde Center. The sukkah is open for anyone to come bring a picnic meal, shake the lulav, say the blessings and enjoy this nature holiday. (more…)

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Date:
September 22

Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue:
Glenn Memorial UMC
1660 North Decatur Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Join GIPL for an information session about the Solarize Atlanta 2.0 campaign. This event will help educate residents about the benefits of solar energy, battery storage, and how the Solarize program works.  (more…)

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Date:
September 23 - September 25

Agnes Scott College’s second annual Women’s Global Leadership Conference will convene internationally recognized scholars, private sector experts, political leaders, and community activists to engage in intentional conversations, form innovative partnerships for addressing climate injustice, and develop creative strategies for building more resilient communities. (more…)

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Date:
September 23

Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Taught by GIPL Board member, Beth Remmes, this workshop is based on the work of Joanna Macy. Active Hope: Moving Towards a New Future is an interactive workshop which taps into our deep love and pain for the world. We will address the environmental and cultural problems that we are currently facing and move into a deeper understanding of how we can work towards a more sustainable, just, and peaceful world where all beings can thrive.  Each time you put your unique gift into action, you strengthen yourself, inspire those around you, and take a step in support of life on Earth. (more…)

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Date:
September 23

Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Venue:
Wylde Center Oakhurst Gardens
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
United States

Join Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe and Gayanne Geurin in song as the sun sets in the Sukkah. Through music and reflection, we will welcome our ancestors and our own souls to dwell under sheltering branches and night stars. All ages welcome.

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Date:
September 24 - September 30

Theme: The Weather is Changing: Are You Prepared?

Join Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) September 24–30 for Climate Preparedness Week,  a week dedicated to learning, service, and actions that better prepare our communities for extreme weather events. By coming together to host events, we provide the resources and space to think about the ways that climate change disadvantages some communities more than others.

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Date:
September 25

Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue:
Wylde Center Oakhurst Gardens
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
United States

Bring your drums and shakers for tot music making in your neighborhood sukkah! Geared towards babies and toddlers, we’ll drum through Shabbat songs, learn about sukkot and explore the “wylde” corners of the garden.

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Date:
September 25

Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue:
Wylde Center Oakhurst Gardens
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
United States

Join Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe, Michael Levine and guest musicians for havdallah, music and dancing in the Sukkah. All ages welcome!

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Date:
September 26

Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Venue:
Wylde Center Oakhurst Gardens
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
United States

Please join an interfaith gathering to learn about the Jewish Holiday of Sukkot, sharing the physical, material, and ritual details of the holiday. We will create connections and share spiritual meaning of these rituals and the holiday sharing similar expressions from our own and other traditions.
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