GIPL’s Third Annual Green Team Summit was held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at General Board of Global Ministries in Atlanta, GA.  This year’s theme was Facing the Rising Sun: Climate Change & Ecowomanist Wisdom.  If you missed the 2020 Summit, read a recap of the event here. 

Featuring Keynote Address
“Earth Honoring Faiths: Living Inspired in Our Time”
by Rev. Dr. Melanie Harris, ethicist & eco-womanist scholar

Rev. Dr. Melanie L. Harris’ scholarship critically examines intersections between race, religion, gender and environmental ethics. She is the author of several books and scholarly articles including Ecowomanism: African American Women and Earth Honoring Faiths (Orbis 2017) and is ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.  More information.

Click here to download the slides from the Workshop(s) you attended.

Green Team Summit 2020 Photo Gallery

With over 150 attendees, this year’s Summit was a huge success! View Photos from the 3rd Annual Green Team Summit.


Participants had the opportunity to learn how to put their faith in action through workshops, sharing ideas, and experiencing a low-waste meal. See Full Schedule.


Green Team Summit Workshops are meant to equip you for meaningful action. Click here to download the slides from your workshop.

Film Screening & Discussion

This year we offered a screening of “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City”, followed by a Q&A session on water issues in Georgia.

Event location:

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


January 25, 2020


8:30 am – 4:00 pm