Making the Leap: Interspirituality, Sacred Earth, and Global Shift

Aspen Interspiritual Conference,
June 13 – 15, 2014

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Friday, June 13, 2014
7:00 – 9:30 PM
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street,
Carbondale, Colorado

Interspirituality logoA Public Gathering on the Emerging Interspirituality that:

  • Affirms the spirituality of the heart and unity consciousness at the core of all the world’s religions
  • Shares the ultimate experiences across spiritual traditions
  • Grounds spiritual growth in a deeply ecological awareness and practice
  • Manifests in the creation of just and sustainable communities and global policies which honor and respect the whole community of life on Earth.

Your guides for this evening of presentation, music, meditation, prose, and dialogue:
Dr. Rick_ClugstonTN
Dr. Rick Clugston
is a major architect of the Earth Charter Initiative, co-founder of the Ethics and Spirituality Initiative and the director of the Sustainable Development Program of Forum 21 Institute, a program that works with United Nations non-governmental organizations concerning the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Kru Johnson, PhD

Dr. Kurt Johnson

Dr. Kurt Johnson is co-author of The Coming Interspiritual Age, a “Best Spiritual Book of 2013” on the tasks of world religions and spirituality in Global Shift. (, Kurt is co-founder, with interfaith/ interspiritual pioneer Bro. Wayne Teasdale, of “Interspiritual Dialogue” and its web resource, the Interspiritual Multiplex ( He is one of the world’s leading educators, writers, and retreat leaders on the subject and practice of Interspirituality.




Rev. Ken Kitani

Rev. Ken Kitani

Rev. Ken Kitatani is a leader in the Japanese progressive spiritual movement Sukyo Mahikari Centers for Spiritual Development and executive director of the UN NGO, Forum 21 Institute , a research and community outreach association that focuses on consciousness, social justice, new economics, environmental sustainability, and the promotion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (




Rev Mac Legerton

Rev. Mac Legerton is a Christian contemplative and leader in the Guild for Spiritual Guidance (; Executive Director of the Center for Community Action in rural N.C., focusing on sustainability, poverty reduction, and social justice ( and National Coordinator of the Eco-Ministries Initiative of the Order of Universal Interfaith ( He is presently writing a book entitled: Spirit Sense: Awakening and Living in the Fullness of God.


Rory McEntee: coordinates the Snowmass Interspiritual Dialogue in association with Fr. Thomas Keating and others. He is co-author (with Adam Bucko) of the New Monasticism Manifesto and a forthcoming book from Orbis Books.

Admission: $18
Tickets at the door or pay in advance through the link below.

followed by two sessions in Aspen:

Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15
12 noon to 5:30 pm

Aspen Chapel, 0077 Meadowood Drive,
Aspen, Colorado

This same distinguished group of InterSpiritual teachers, authors, and luminaries will be presenting:

Saturday, June 14th

12:00-2:30      The InterSpiritual Age (a Global Shift in Consciousness, Sacred Activism, and History)

2:30 -3:00       BREAK and YOGA

3:00- 5:30       Deepening and Expanding our Spiritual Practice (including experts on Shinto, the ancient tradition of Japan, Christian Mysticism, Kundalini, Buddhist                                 Mindfulness, and others)

Sunday,  June 15th

12:00–2:30      InterSpirituality and the Sciences (Eco-Spirituality and Eco-Ministry, Science and Spirituality, The Evolutionary View of Cosmology and Spirituality)

2:30 – 3:00      BREAK and YOGA

3:00 – 5:30      The UN Forum 21 Program (Global Governance and Movement Toward and Ecological Civilization)

Admission for each afternoon session: $35
Admission Full Program – Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday: $80

9:30 am Sunday Morning

Join the Aspen Chapel community for service facilitated by Kurt Johnson, PhD, author of The Coming of the Interspiritual Age. The service at the Aspen Chapel is optional. All are welcome.

Conference presented by the Aspen Chapel and Davi Nikent, Center for Human Flourishing
For more information contact the Aspen Chapel at 970.925.7184.