Exploring the Spiritual Mandate for Creation Care

Sunday, November 9, 2008 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
at American Cabaret Theater
Main Stage, 401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Special Venue Instructions: Parking on street and in Athenaeum parking lot (free).

Arts, Religion, Humanities
Event Format:
Discussion, Film/Video, Hands-on Activity, Panel, Q & A Session, Reading
Adults of all ages, Seniors, Young adults (18-30), Youth (middle/high school)
Kathy Hahn Fowles, Matt Krick, Mike Oles, Elsie Palabrica, Marti Steussy, Ragan Sutterfield, Dr. Norma Wirzba, Aaron Zeis

Event Description:

An interdisciplinary panel will offer both live and virtual audiences the chance to creatively explore the spiritual framework for environmental stewardship. On-site participants will also see artwork created live, photographs, video, poems, and live blogging from online participants displayed on large monitors. Panelists and presenters include Kathy Hahn Fowles, artist; Matt Krick, a Granville, Michigan pastor; Mike Oles, lay leader, Lockerbie Central United Methodist Church; Elsie Rivera Palabrica, senior energy and climate change specialist, ERM; Dr. Marti Steussy, professor, Christian Theological Seminary; Ragan Sutterfield, writer for Sojourners magazine, Men’s Journal and Plenty; Norma Wirzba, professor of theology, ecology and rural life, Duke University School of Divinity; and Aaron Zeis, owner/operator, Nature’s Harvest Organics, Indiana’s only certified organic community supported agriculture. Q&A will follow with both live and virtual audiences. Donations requested. Classroom/congregational resources available. Presented by American Cabaret Theatre, Athenaeum Foundation, and Indy Metro Church. Questions? Call 317-631-0334 or e-mail