Promoting a God-Centered Vision

Care of Creation Kenya wants to help all Africans see the need of caring for creation as a responsibility to God and a practical way to sustain land resources for themselves. To this end we have been sharing the vision through various conferences, workshops and courses. Here is a sample of some of the major events that have taken place:

International Conference on God and Creation: Rediscovering the Biblical Mandate for Environmental and Agricultural Stewardship

  • Presented by Care of Creation Kenya (CCK) and Food for the Hungry International
  • 15th – 17th January, 2004, Brackenhurst, 250 participants

Christian Environmental Stewardship: A conference for Clergy & Leaders of the P.C.E.A.

  • Presented by: The Green Belt Movement and Care of Creation Kenya (CCK)
  • 9th – 12th September, 2004, Brackenhurst, 130 PCEA clergy

Anglican Church of Kenya Conference on God & Creation: Rediscovering the Biblical Mandate for Environmental and Agricultural Stewardship

  • Presented by: Care of Creation Kenya, the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK), and the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)
  • 6th- 9th June, 2005, Brackenhurst, 75 ACK clergy

Biblical Environmental Stewardship

  • 30 hour course by CCK taught at Kenya Baptist Theological College (KBTC)
  • 16th – 26th September, 2005, KBTC, 25 students

2nd International Conference on God & Creation: Mobilizing the Faithful to Celebrate and Care for God’s Creation

  • Presented by Care of Creation Kenya
  • 8th – 11th March, 2006, Brackenhurst, 250 participants

Awakening and Mobilizing Methodists to Respond to Africa’s Environmental Crisis

  • Workshops and presentations given by CCK in South Africa (Highveld & Swaziland Synod, Free State & Lesotho Synod)
  • 10th – 17th May, 2007, South Africa, 300+ participants

Rediscovering the Biblical Mandate for Environmental and Agricultural Stewardship

  • Workshop by CCK at Hilltop Church, Homa Bay, Kenya
  • 21st – 24th March, 2007, 50 participants

The Church, the Groaning Creation, and the Challenge of Climate Change

  • Presented by Care of Creation Kenya, the Anglican Church of Kenya (Directorate of Social Services), and Christian Aid
  • 24th – 28th June, 2007 Jumuia Conference Center, 50 Clergy and Development Staff

Biblical Environmental Stewardship

  • 30 hour course by CCK taught at Kenya Baptist Theological College (KBTC)
  • 27th November – 14th December, 2007 KBTC, 25 students

Mobilizing God’s People to Care for God’s Creation in Ethiopia

  • Presented by Care of Creation Kenya, the Ethiopian Kale Heyewet Church, and Berhane Wongel Baptist Church
  • 28th – 30th May, 2008 Addis Ababa, 45 clergy from 6 denominations

Biblical Environmental Stewardship

  • 30 hour course by CCK taught at Kenya Baptist Theological College (KBTC)
  • 14th – 25th July, 2008 KBTC, 25 students