"I Love My Father's World - Creation Care and Act in Justice" Seminar
"I Love My Father's World - Creation Care and Act in Justice" Seminar, organised by CEDAR Fund and China Graduate School of Theology, CGST and co-organised by Christian Times, was held successfully on 29 May 2010 with over 200 participants. In the Seminar, the President of CGST Rev. Carver YU explained the close relationship between ecology crisis / poverty and the decline of humanity; and Director of Mekong Minority Foundation, CEDAR's partner in Thailand, Mr. Scott COATS expounded how the minority affected by environmental problems and in what way the Foundation helps villagers to protect the environment and improve living through development and avocacy programmes. Besides, representatives from Climate Conscious Christian Coalition Mr. Daniel KU and Pastor Bernard WONG from CMA Yau Tong Church shared how to mobilise churches and Christian to concern about the problem of climate change; and lastly, member of the Christian for Eco Concern Dr. Christopher FUNG tried to respond to the above sharing with a touch on the theological structure of creation care and the teaching of Sabbath in the Bible.
施達基金會及中國神學研究院主辦、時代論壇協辦的「我愛天父世界──從關懷創造到踐行公義」講座，已於2010年5月29日(星期六)下午順利舉行，共有約二百位肢體出席。會上有中國神學研究院院長余達心牧師從他所撰文章，引申分析生態危機與貧窮問題，和人文精神破落關係甚深；並有施達泰國夥伴湄公少數民族基金會總監Mr. Scott COATS，從社會發展角度闡述環境問題如何影響泰國少數民族的生活，及發展與倡議項目如何協助他們保護環境，改善生活。另外，基督徒抗暖聯盟代表古斌先生及宣道會油塘堂傳道黃國維先生，則分享其推動教會關注環境與氣候的經驗；最後，基督徒環保關注組成員馮思聰博士，更透過聖經裹有關安息日的教導，探索關愛創造的神學架構，作為回應。
# The Seminar was held on 2009.01.19 at Bradbury Hall, 1/F. St. Andrew's Christian Centre. The speakers explored the impact of social gender issues on women's poverty and development opportunities, gave understanding of frontline services in Hong Kong and overseas, and facilitated reflections on issues relating to gender and holistic pastoral care with us respectively. # 施達基金會及時代論壇合辦的「貧窮的大半邊天」研討會，已於2009年1月19日在聖安德烈基督中心一樓禮堂舉行。當日四位講員分別與會眾分享和探討社會性別問題對婦女貧窮與發展機會的影響，了解海外及本港前線服侍經驗，與及反省社會性別與整全牧養的問題。