By Janel Shoun on 3/10/2011
Lipscomb University’s Institute for Sustainable Practice will host a breakfast discussion of the role of faith in sustainability at a breakfast on Tuesday, March 29 in Shamblin Theatre. Guest presenter is the president and founder of Interfaith Power and Light (IPL), the Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, Canon for the Environment in the Episcopal Diocese of California.
The public is invited but a reservation is required.
Bingham launched IPL in 1998 to enlist congregations in efforts to stop global warming. The organization, which presently claims more than 10,000 congregational members in 38 states including Tennessee, encourages people of faith “to be models of energy efficiency, utilize renewable energy, and develop ways to moderate and address the direct impacts of a changing climate on our neighbors across the street and around the planet.”
Bingham is lead author of “Love God, Heal Earth.” Her Nashville stop is part of a four-city Tennessee tour that also includes Chattanooga, Knoxville and Johnson City and focuses on the theme: “Our Shared Purpose: A Religious Response to the Climate Crisis.”
For reservations, Tennessee Interfaith Power & Light (TNIPL) at 865.978.0289.