Dordt College News

Caring for the Environment conference Oct. 26-27

October 8, 2007

De Witt

Click to listen to Cal DeWitt's address

Dordt College, Northwestern College, and the Center for Public Justice are the primary sponsors of a conference on October 26-27 titled Caring for the Environment: Putting Biblical Principles into Practice.

On Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Dordt College’s Campus Center De Jager Student Activity Area, Dr. Cal DeWitt, a world renowned Christian environmental scientist, will give the keynote address on the topic, The Bible and the Environment: Biblical Teachings on Creation Care. A reception with refreshments will follow the keynote address.

Five sessions will be offered Saturday, Oct. 27, at Northwestern College’s Vermeer Dining Hall. At 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., various panelists from northwest Iowa will provide examples of their local environmental practices, to inspire and motivate more good local practices in the categories of individuals & families, churches, schools, business and service organizations, and agriculture.

The conference is free to all who wish to attend. For further information see the brochure or contact Harold Heie at 712-737-8676.

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