Green Spirituality Community Presentation

Hosted by Centre For Inquiry Canada - Ottawa Branch

Public group


When: Friday, September 21, 2012, 8:00 – 9:00pm

Where: Subud Centre, 357 Wilmont Avenue (Westboro), Ottawa

Who: Anyone interested in how ancient and modern spiritual wisdom can help solve global environmental problems and world poverty.

How: RSVP Robert at[masked] or [masked] ([masked]).

Cost: By donation, to defer facility rental costs.

Green Spirituality wants to alert people of this planet to the perils that face us all, and to show that, if we are prepared to heed the teachings of ancient and modern spiritual wisdom, we can still face the future positively. The presentation will be a combination of detailed information about global environmental problems and world poverty, along with solutions to those problems rooted in the spiritual teachings of different traditions.

Chris Philpott has been a Green Activist for more than twenty-eight years. He has campaigned on local and national green issues such as recycling and climate change, and has been involved in organizing community activities relating to whole food, recycling, gardening and conservation, local economic trading (LETS), meditation, Transition Towns, interfaith and green spirituality groups. Chris comes from a Christian and Buddhist background, and was affected deeply by the surge of interest in spirituality during the 1970s. He has always read widely, and maintains an interest in all the world's spiritual traditions. He has given talks on Green Spirituality at the U.K. Green Party National conferences, the Big Green Gathering, the Climate Camps, the Campaign against Climate Change Forums and the Birmingham Inter-faith group. He is also an experienced and enthusiastic performer, his skills including public speaking and clowning, as well as writing and performing Eco music with a band appropriately named 'The Eco Worriers'.

For more information about Green Spirituality and Chris Philpott, please visit (

Please note:

• Subud Centre does not have wheel-chair access.

• Seating will be limited to 50 people; so register early to reserve your spot.

• Parking is limited to street parking. Please arrive early to find parking and make your way to the venue.

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