Ground for Hope: April 27

Saturday, April 27, 2013

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 20900 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72223

More than 60 people attended. Thanks to all who made this outstanding conference possible.

Ground for Hope Arkansas Website

Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Richard Cizik, New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good 

Workshops on: 

Whirlwind tour through the Bible and the environment

Environmental challenges facing Arkansas

Food and Faith    — Environmental Health and Justice in Arkansas

Energy Savings in Congregations and Households

Worship, spiritual practices and the environment

Environmental advocacy and the faith community


8:00-9:00 am – Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:15 am – Introduction to the day

9:15-10:00 am – Multi-faith worship

10:00-11:00 am – Major Environmental Issues Facing Arkansas

11:00-11:15 am – Break

11:15 am – 12:00 Noon – Workshop Sessions

12:00 Noon – 12:45 pm – Lunch

12:45-1:45 pm – Keynote Address – Rev. Richard Cizik

1:45-2:00 pm – Break

2:00-2:45 pm – Workshop Sessions

2:45-3:30 pm – Where from Here?  Panel Discussion

3:30-4:00 pm – Closing Prayers



St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

Arkansas Interfaith Power and Light


Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas

Good Steward Campaign

Presbyterians for Earth Care

Arkansas Energy Corps