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Rev Dele Speaks on Climate Justice

posted Dec 31, 2019, 11:23 AM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Dec 31, 2019, 11:23 AM ]
Park Church will host Rev. Dele as guest preacher on Sunday, January 5. Rev. Dele will focus on the topic of climate justice. Immediately following the service there will be a potluck luncheon after which Rev. Dele will make an interactive presentation about inviting mother nature to the beloved community. Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service for the potluck.

Rev. Dele (pronounced del-ee) is a grandmother, author and 6th generation activist minister who is called to build resilient communities. She helps community leaders find convergence in faith, ecology and economic empowerment. She serves on the UCC Climate Council, National Congress of Black American Indi- ans and the board of Permaculture Association of the Northeast. Dele is develop- ing Soil & Souls as a native plant nursery that provides leadership training
and community education for resilience in communities that need it most.

Dele's M. Div is from Howard School of Divinity and B.A. from University of California- Riverside. She has standing in the Southern Conference of the UCC, is a member of Union Chapel UCC, Burlington, NC, and maintains Baptist and Indigenous affiliations. Dele grew up in the Syracuse area and is currently living in the Hudson Valley where she is caring for her aging mother.