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An Invitation to: Gathering Strength in Times of Climate Change

A Directed Reflection Workshop

Multi-Faith Centre, University of Toronto, 569 Spadina Ave

November 14, 2010 (1–4pm)

"The intention of this workshop is to help participants experience emotional dimensions of environmental awareness and transform pain for the world into resilience and empowerment."

"The process of this workshop is planned as a context for us to regain confidence in our thoughts and deeds and strengthen our commitment to work towards a sustainable...

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Gathering Strength in Times of Climate Change: a Spiritual Response

November 14, 1-4pm, Multifaith Centre at the University of Toronto

A directed reflection workshop helping us to experience our emotions around climate change and environmental destruction, and to transform our pain into resilience and empowerment. Based on the "Work that Reconnects" group processes developed by Joanna Macy and colleagues.

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Health, Faith, & the Environment

November 11, 7pm

Knox Presbyterian Church, 630 Spadina Avenue

This workshop will explore the connections between health and the environment, through the lens of faith and spirituality. Participants will engage in small and large group discussions.

- Dr. Alan Abelsohn, of the University of Toronto, will highlight the human health challenges we face in the context of our deteriorating environment, particularly with respect to climate change.

- Hilda Swirsky,...

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