Join us for a day of creation care collaboration at the beautiful Columbia Crossing River Trails Center, located right on the Susquehanna River on Saturday, October 22nd.

Schedule of Events

8:30am-9:00am Registration & Light Breakfast
9:00am-9:30am Welcome & Opening
9:45am-11:45am Ecological Christianity through Luther’s Small Catechism
12pm-1:30pm Lunch Break & Partner Tables
1:45pm-3:45pm Equipping your Green Team for Success
4pm-4:30pm Meditation & Closing

Lunch is being catered by Café 301 and acoustic music will be provided by Darryl Watkins. The morning session will focus on exploring the connections between creation care and the Christian tradition. The afternoon session will focus on developing congregational green teams for success. Longer descriptions of the morning and afternoon sessions are available on the registration page. The following organizations will join us over the lunch break to provide resources and educational opportunities:

  • Good Shepherd Creation Care Team
  • Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake
  • Lower Susquehanna Synod, ELCA Justice Ministries
  • Lutheran Advocacy Ministries of PA
  • Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
  • Penn State Master Watershed Stewards
  • POWER Interfaith

Register here!

We encourage you to register as soon as possible as we have limited room for this event. Registration options are as follows:

Half-day registration AM (9am-11:45am)– morning session only

Half-day registration PM (1:30pm-5pm) – afternoon session only

Full-day registration (9am-4:30pm) – morning & afternoon session, lunch included (please only select the full day option)

Lunch registration (12pm-1:30pm) – you only need to select this option if you plan on joining us for lunch and are only attending a half day

If you have specific dietary requirements, please email Katie Ruth ( with your RSVP confirmation and request.


Columbia Crossing River Trails Center

41 Walnut St, Columbia, PA 17512, United States

Parking is available on-site.

Photo by Stephanie Lower

Photos by Stephanie Lower