Healing Earth, Healing Self

Is logoHealing Earth, Healing Self: A Gathering of the Transformational Community in the Roaring Fork Valley
A three part conference in Carbondale and Aspen, Colorado
Friday, July 24th – Sunday, July 25th

Co-sponsored by Davi Nikent, Center for Human Flourishing, Aspen Wisdom School at the Aspen Chapel
and Colorado Mountain College Sustainability Studies.

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Distinguished Guest Presenters:

Clugston-headshot-231x300Dr. Rick Clugston is a major architect of the Earth Charter Initiative, co-founder of the Ethics and Spirituality Initiative and the director of the Sustainable Development Program of Forum 21 Institute (a program that works with United Nations non-governmental organizations concerning the UN Sustainable Development Goals)

Dr. Kurt Johnson is co-author of The Coming Interspiritual Age (www.thecominginterspiritualage.com), a “Best Spiritual Book of KurtJohnsonpinkphoto2013” on the tasks of world religions and spirituality in Global Shift.  Kurt is co-founder, with interfaith/ interspiritual pioneer Bro. Wayne Teasdale, of “Interspiritual Dialogue” and its web resource, the Interspiritual Multiplex (www.isdna.org).

 

Mirabai StarrProfessor Mirabai Starr (www.mirabaistarr.com) is the author of critically acclaimed translations of the mystics and pioneering books on the interspiritual paradigm.  Born in New York to secular jewish parents she is well known for the breadth of her involvement in all aspects of the 60’s counterculture phenomenon, from traveling internationally during the seminal period of East/West spiritual convergence, involvement in the protests of the Vietnam War and Civil Rights eras, residence at the historic Lama Foundation, and her close life-long friendship with counterculture icon Ram Das.  Today she is a professor of Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico, Taos, and speaks and teaches nationally and internationally on the teachings of the mystics and contemplative practice.  She is also a certified bereavement counselor and conducts contemplative retreats and spiritual events throughout the world.  She has been associated with the Interspiritual Movement since its early years.

Rev. Mac Legerton
is a Christian contemplative and leader in the national Guild for Spiritual Guidance (www.spiritualguidance.org). He is Co-Founder andMac Legerton casual Executive Director of the Center for Community Action (CCA) in rural N.C. where he has served for 35 years, focusing on sustainability, poverty reduction, and social justice. CCA is one of the oldest, multi-racial, social justice organizations in the rural South.   In 2007, Rev. Legerton received the Distinguished Service to Rural Life Award of the Rural Sociological Society for his work in rural, social justice and sustainability in Robeson County, N.C., the most ethnically diverse, rural county in the nation. He is also co-founder of Feast DownEast, the local and regional food system in Southeastern N.C. He is an ordained minister in the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ. He is co-ordained as an Eco-Minister, serving as National Coordinator of the Eco-Ministries Initiative of the Order of Universal Interfaith (http://www.ouni.org/community/unique-ministries/eco-ministry-eco-chaplaincy/) and Conference Developer and Eco-Ministries Coordinator with the Interspiritual Network and the Forum 21 Institute.

KarunaKaruna is an international teacher of well-being and transforming the complexities of modern life through the Yoga of Awareness (specializing in kundalini yoga, including child and pre-natal yoga, and the gifts of the Creative Arts) (www.lightonkundalini.com).

Rory McEntee, author, educator, and new monastic, works at an intersection of spirituality, education and culture. As a close friend andRory McEntee crpd mentee of the late Brother Wayne Teasdale, he participated in the founding of the Interspiritual movement. He is currently the administrator for the Snowmass InterSpiritual Dialogue, founded in 1984 by Father Thomas Keating, and Executive Director of the Foundation for New Monasticism. Rory collaborates with spiritual leaders across the religious spectrum, helping to form young people in contemplative and prophetic depth. He has worked as a teacher and vice principal in secondary education, is coauthor of The New Monasticism: An Interspiritual Manifesto for Contemplative Living (w/ Adam Bucko, Orbis Books, 2015), blogs for Huffington Post, and has a PhD (ABD) and M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Southern California. He can be reached at: newmonastics21@gmail.com

PURPOSE:
To Join Together Roaring Fork Valley Sectors including Faith, Interfaith, Interspiritual, Spiritual, Integral, Health, Healing, Environmental, Ecological, Science, Sustainability, Social Justice, Sustainable Agriculture, Alternative Energy, Green Business, Public Policy, and the Arts Communities
for Transformational Dialogue and Action

Presentations and Workshops on:

  • Interspirituality and Sustainability in the Global Community
  • From Spirituality to Social Responsibility
  • Self-Care and Spiritual Practices in Service of the World
  • Earth Care and Building Sustainable Culture and Economy in the Roaring Fork Valley
  • Next Steps Together in the Roaring Fork Valley
For information and registration E-mail info@davinikent.org or Phone 970-618-5879
or Register through the link at bottom of this page.

PRE-CONFERENCE OFFERING – FREE
Community Organizing for Sustainability and Social Justice

with Rev. Mac Legerton, Dr. Kurt Johnson, and Dr. Rick Clugston
Friday, July 24th from 9:30 – 11:00 AM
Colorado Mountain College – Lappala Center
690 Colorado Avenue, Carbondale, Colorado A discussion with CMC Sustainability Students and Faculty (Open to Public)

Earth-Care and Self-Care in Action: Supporting & Growing Sustainability and Spirituality
in the Roaring Fork Valley
Friday, July 24 from 6 to 10 pm
Davi Nikent Center for Human Flourishing at Third Street Center

520 S. Third Street, Carbondale, Colorado

6:00 pm           Registration, Music, Networking
7:00 pm           Welcome and Overview of the Full Conference
7:15 pm           Keynote Presentation: “Inter-spirituality and Sustainability in our Global Community” with Dr. Kurt Johnson and Professor Mirabai Starr
8:30 pm           Reflections on the theme: Rory McEntee, Dr. Rick Clugston, Karuna, Rev. Mac Legerton
8:50 pm           Participant Dialog
9:20 pm           Affirmation and Celebration
9:30 pm           Refreshments, Networking, and Music
10:00               Adjourn

Program Fee: $30 *See Overview of Conference Fees for package pricing.
For information and registration E-mail info@davinikent.org or Phone 970-618-5879
or Register through the link at bottom of this page.

Earth-Care and Self-Care in Action: Supporting & Growing Sustainability and Spirituality
in the Roaring Fork Valley

Sunday, July 26 from 12 noon to 6 pm
Davi Nikent Center for Human Flourishing at Third Street Center|

520 S. Third Street, Carbondale, Colorado

12 noon           Registration
12:45 pm        Lunch and Networking
1:30 pm          Welcome and Overview of the Afternoon Session
1:45 pm         Breakout Sessions: “Self-Care and Spiritual Practices in Service of the World”

  • Interspiritual Practices & Sacred Activism: Mirabai Starr, Kurt Johnson, Rick Clugston
  • Recollection-The Christian Practice of Mindfulness: Mac Legerton
  • Spiritual Practices Within New Monasticism: Rory McEntee
  • Kundalini Yoga: The Yoga of Awareness: Karuna

2:45 pm           Break
3:00 pm          Working Groups: “Earth-Care and Building Sustainable Culture and Economy”

  • Sustainable Agriculture/Alternative Energy
  • Community Organizing for Social Justice
  • Eco-Justice Challenges (Fracking, Thompson Divide, Clean Water, etc.)
  • Supporting a Sustainable Economy and Eco-Friendly Businesses

4:00 pm           Break
4:15 pm           Our Next Steps – Together – in the Roaring Forks Valley
5:30 pm           Closing Ceremony
6:00 pm           Adjourn

Program Fee: $45. *See Overview of Conference Fees for package pricing.
For information and registration E-mail info@davinikent.org or Phone 970-618-5879
or Register through the link at bottom of this page.

From Spiritual Practice to Social Responsibility|
S
aturday, July 25  from 8:45 am to 4:45 pm

Aspen Chapel
0077 Meadow Wood, Aspen, Colorado

Using Body, Mind and Spirit techniques from across all the major world religions, presenters will enable us to experience how a fully developed spiritual practice naturally turns us towards compassion and social responsibility for our planet and our fellow human beings. The team will present a path that takes us from our Spiritual Practice to an experience of Social Responsibility.

The same roster of distinguished speakers will be presenting at this program.

For full information click HERE.

Sunday Morning Services July 26th

Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist at 10:00 AM
Calaway Room, Third Street Center
520 South 3rd Street, Carbondale, Colorado
Dr. Rick Clugston

A Spiritual Center at 10:00 AM
Third Street Center, Suite #31
520 South 3rd Street, Carbondale, Colorado
Rev. Mac Legerton and Professor Mirabai Starr

Aspen Chapel at 9:30 AM
0077 Meadowood, Aspen, Colorado
Dr. Kurt Johnson, Karuna, and Rory McEntee

*Overview of Conference Fees:
Earth-Care and Self-Care in Action: Supporting & Growing Sustainability and Spirituality in the Roaring Fork Valley (a 2 part program)
Friday, July 24, 2015 from 6:30 to 10 pm
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale                                                                          $30.00
Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 12:30 to 5 pm
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale                                                                          $45.00
Both Sessions: $70.00
From Spiritual Practice to Social Responsibility
Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 8:45 am to 4:45 pm
Aspen Chapel, 0077 Meadowood, Aspen                                                                                                      $30.00
Weekend Package (all three programs)  $90.00

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The conference at a glance: 3 Day Conference Table

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