Thank you to everyone who participated in the Earthkeeping Summit 2016. We had a full day of inspiration and sharing that will continue to guide us in our work together for climate justice.

We are especially grateful to those who provided such wonderful leadership at the Summit and to our co-sponsors–The Ohio State University, School of Environment and Natural Resources and Methodist Theological School in Ohio.

We also thank the following sponsors who helped make the Earthkeeping Summit 2016 possible with their support: Columbia Gas of Ohio, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Design Energy, Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development, OHSUN, Catholic Climate Covenant, Ohio Environmental Council, Energility, The Ohio State University Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.

click here for biographical information about the Summit speakers and facilitators.

Thank you to Jason Cervenec of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center for the videos of the Summit and to Alycia Ashburn, OFSC Consultant for the photos.

Here are a few highlighted images from the Summit day! Watch the Slideshow below (the show will progress automatically through all the slides one time. You can then progress them with the navigation arrows if you want see them again!)


Welcome and Greetings from Sara Ward, OFSC Director

Keynote Address by Dr. Melanie Harris

Sister Paula Gonzalez Earthkeeping Award

Panel Presentation