Thank you for your patience as we rebuild our calendar listing accurately reflect the offerings of our 2020 online assembly. Our program directors are currently working with 2020 lecturers, chaplains and artists to confirm their participation via remote video feed. All events listed below are confirmed. Please check back regularly, as we post frequent updates regarding confirmed programs and the online forum in which they will take place.

Week One :: June 27–July 4

Interfaith Lecture Theme :: Faith to Save the Earth

Climate change is often called a scientific or political issue, but is there an imperative that comes from a position of faith? In this week, we explore what role various faith traditions play in response to the care of the earth and how those different world views might be harnessed to prioritize our global and local response.

2 p.m. Lectures

Interfaith Lectures

2 p.m., Monday-Thursday, Hall of Philosophy

The Interfaith Lecture Series is designed to present issues that impact the lived experience of everyday life from theological, religious, spiritual, ethical, and humanitarian perspectives.

Events

  • Monday, June 29, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Cancelled: Dr. Randolph Haluza-DeLay

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    Randolph Haluza-DeLay received his Ph.D. in Education from the University of Western Ontario. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at The King’s University in Edmonton Alberta.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Rabbi Nate DeGroot

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    "Tikkun Adam(ah): A Jewish Response to a World in Upheaval" | Rabbi Nate DeGroot is the Associate Director and the Spiritual and Program Director at Hazon Detroit, the Jewish lab for sustainability.  



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, July 01, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Beth Roach

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    "Growing Hope" | Beth Roach is a co-founder of Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to keep ancestral seeds alive and to rebuild culture and food security in native communities. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, July 02, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Rescheduled: Jim Antal

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    "God’s Call – Our Vocation – In a Time of Climate Chaos" | Jim Antal is a denominational leader, climate activist, author and public theologian. He serves as Special Advisor on Climate Justice to the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, July 03, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Interfaith Friday: Michael Hogue

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    "Elements of Religious Naturalism" | Michael Hogue joined the Meadville Lombard Theological School faculty in September 2005, and teaches and writes at the intersections of theology, religious ethics, and philosophy of religion.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform