What does it mean for humans to “have dominion over the earth”?
Will God bail us out, or is climate change up to us to fix?
When does faith ask us to speak in the halls of power,
and how can we advocate successfully?
Come along on the Service Learning Trip to Washington, DC this February
to find the answers to these and other questions!
This year we have partnered with the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society and together we will:
THE GBCS MISSION
The General Board of Church and Society is dedicated to the work of living faith, seeking justice, and pursuing peace. GBCS works to fulfill the mandate of:
- relating the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Church, communities, and the world in which they live,
- bringing the whole of human life into conformity with the will of God,
- and showing that reconciliation involves personal, social and civic righteousness.
- Learn about climate change, environmental racism, and eco-justice!
- Practice advocating for policy changes that support God’s vision of a thriving creation for all people.
- Explore our nation’s capital and meet the heroes working to save our planet.
- Do our part to clean up the public spaces of Framingham and restore natural habitats in MA this fall and spring.
Destination: Washington, DC
Service Partner: United Methodist General Board of Church and Society
Grade Range: 7th-12th
Depart: February 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Plymouth Church
Return: February 22, 2018, in the evening, to Plymouth Church
Cost: $200/person*, nonrefundable deposit of $50 due November 5, 2017.
*Cost may fall depending on number of participants and rental vehicle size/rates.
No one will be left behind because of finances.
For more information, or to register, please feel free to email Rev. Will Tanner, firstname.lastname@example.org.