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Sun, Jul 28


Byron Colby Barn

Sunday service with guest speaker Rev. Brian Sauder

"Wisdom from a Trashy Tree"

Sunday service with guest speaker Rev. Brian Sauder
Sunday service with guest speaker Rev. Brian Sauder

Time & Location

Jul 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Byron Colby Barn, 1561 Jones Point Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030, USA

About the event

Join Rev. Brian Sauder from Faith in Place as he shares some personal reflections on the ways trees have provided him with spiritual guidance in his journey.

Rev. Sauder serves as the President and CEO of Faith in Place, a nonprofit empowering people of diverse faiths and spiritualities to be leaders in advancing environmental and racial justice by providing resources to educate, connect, and advocate for healthier communities. Ordained by the Mennonite Church, U.S.A.—Rev. Sauder also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and McCormick Theological Seminary—teaching public ministry courses for future clergy and faith leaders on organizing for environmental justice. He is an award recipient of the University of Illinois Business School's Community Scholar, a Central IL Business 40 Under 40 winner, and a 2019 Midwest Energy News' 40 Under 40 winner. Rev. Sauder grew up in rural Tazewell County, IL and received his B.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois, his M.A. in Religion from Urbana Theological Seminary, and his M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Services held in person in the Colby Barn are also available on Zoom. To join us on Zoom, please go to the WORSHIP SERVICES tab on our website and click on the blue Zoom link.

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