“God has made known to us the mystery of his will…to gather up all things in Christ, things in heaven and things on earth.” – NRS Ephesians 1:9-10

NEW Part-Time Conference Packages
Register by Sept 3 for
PEC’s 2017 CONFERENCE and by
Aug 22 for PRE-CONFERENCE events
view the conference program
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                                Conference
BLESSING THE WATERS OF LIFE:
Justice and Healing for our Watersheds
September 26-29, 2017
Menucha Retreat and
Conference Center

on the
Columbia River
in Oregon

Keynote Speaker:  Rev. Dr. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Dr. Rossing directs the seminary’s Environmental Ministry Emphasis and regularly teaches a course on “Nature in the Bible.” Her research focuses on the book of Revelation, ecology and liberation. She is the author of The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation.

Worship Leader:  Rev. Dr. Paul Galbreath, Professor of Worship
and Theology, Union Presbyterian Seminary

Dr. Galbreath is author of “Leading into the World” a rediscovery of biblical imagery and language that supports our care of creation and shapes our prayers and worship.

Musicians:  Jim and Jean Strathdee, international artists who share a prophetic vision of social and environmental justice through music

Pre-Conference EJ Immersion
SPIRIT OF THE SALMON – Water, Culture, and Justice in the Columbia Watershed
September 25-26

Organized in partnership with members of Columbia River tribes, Spirit of the Salmon – Water, Culture, and Justice in the Columbia Watershed is a two-day pre-conference exploration of the environmental justice issues affecting the tribes of the Columbia River Watershed. Participants will learn about tribal culture and spirituality, see first-hand how climate change and pollution are affecting the Columbia River and tribal life-ways and treaties, and experience hopeful models for healthy communities and watersheds. Read more.

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Print and distribute our brochure to help publicize PEC’s Conference.
Use our announcements in your church bulletin or for e-mailing.
Print Scholarship Form for Native Americans.

REGISTRATION is a two-step process:

1) Read the conference program and choose programs such as pre-conference activities and airport transportation that require a fee. Then register for the conference and programs
AND
2) Register for meals and lodging with Menucha at www.menucha.org/programs/pec.