Earth Week: Ways to Learn and Give Back

This week, we invite you to three events, hosted on Zoom during Earth Month, to help support our community and ways we can care of each other and our environment.

Headshot of Michael Gerrard in a suit on a green background

On Caring for Our Common Home: Climate Change & the Moral Imperative with Professor Michael Gerrard of Columbia Law School

Tuesday, April 20, 7-8pm EDT | Register for free

Trinity Church Wall Street, the Brooklyn Oratory Parishes of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and St. Boniface Catholic Church invite you to an important conversation focused on how communities of faith can and must respond to the climate change crisis. Grow in your understanding of climate change issues for a clearer picture of the moral imperative to take care of our common home.

Signs of Spring!
Signs of Spring!

Signs of Spring! Tuning in to the Healing Power of Nature with Julia Kristeller of the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute

Wednesday, April 21, 6:30-8pm EDT | Register for free

Nature can be a great teacher and a healer of stress, and spring offers us so many signs and lessons of resilience and new life. This interactive session will support well-being in body, mind, and spirit by helping us connect to our sensory and somatic experience of the natural world, our belonging in it, and the teachings of the cycle of life and rebirth happening around us. 

Food on blue plates

Compassion Community Circle: Food Insecurity with the Rev. Kristin Miles from Trinity Church Wall Street, Liz Neumark of Great Performances, and others

Thursday, April 22, 6-7:30pm EDT | Register for free

One in five people in NYC is food insecure. While the pandemic has highlighted inequality in our society, it has also brought forth shining examples of the helpers. Come together as a community to gain a greater understanding of how we all can contribute to the full circle of efforts combating hunger and food insecurity in our neighborhood.