Find books, curricula, prayer, music, and worship elements (including a full sermon), and community organizations and businesses grouped to help congregations take next steps in antiracism work, creation care, and addressing intergenerational mental health and well-being in the WaterThreads - Woven Together: Water, Community, Well-Being. Available online and via requested download for member congregations - who should email: firstname.lastname@example.org - for access.
How can we invite all generations to come together and engage honestly in conversations regarding loss and grief? How can ministry leaders assist people of all ages to engage in lament as an act of worship rooted in Christian hope? Here is a short activity that can be adapted for any group, or for individuals, as we learn to bring our lament honestly, openly to God and to one another.
Matthew Fox explores Art, Interdependence, Compassion, the Feminine by visiting three female artists committed to restoring the feminine aspect to counteract toxic masculinity, which Fox believes is at the root of most of Western ills.
From short videos to influencing Hollywood storylines, a new climate-related project is empowering BIPOC artists to take the lead on storytelling.
Illustration by Dusan Stankovic/Getty Images
In A Time For Reckoning: North American Christianity and Indigenous Cultural Genocide, Mike Morrell offers a call to awareness, humility, repentance, and action; includes resource lists for reading/study; supporting, enjoying and learning from Indigenous artists; and specific actions for individuals, households, and congregations.
The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater is developing a Puppet and Mask Lending Library.
Learn more about it and how to rent puppets or masks to utilize in protests or sit-ins here.
Donate to the lending library efforts here.
Richard Rohr lifts up numerous contemplative artists reflecting on arts, contemplation, and justice work, in Finding god in the Arts, which ran August 15-20, 2021.