Finding Climate Solutions in Fairy Tales
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BY KATHERINE ELLSWORTH-KREBS &
Listening is a sacred act of ministry in this post-pandemic season.
The Innovation Lab's Community Discovery Package was developed to help your faith community listen deeply, move beyond assumptions, and explore your community with new lenses. You'll uncover the challenges, stories, and assets that your community holds as you seek to develop new ministries. The Community Discovery Package provides the process and tool you need to engage this work ethic inetion.
Starting at $100.
Learn more and Order the Community Discovery Package here.
Check out the SoulPancake website: full of beautiful stories to inspire, encourage, and deepen conversations.
Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence offers a list of Storytelling Websites for honing the craft.
The Kairos Blanket Exercise is available with in-person or virtual facilitation, leading people through locally adapted scripts to appreciate the significant historical and generational toll colonization has had on Indigenous communities.
GoodDocs offers high quality streaming video documentaries and speakers covering a range of topics through diverse lenses.
1- to 3-year subscriptions are available for congregations.
See our Great Idea for one way to incorporate documentaries/speakers into congregational life and outreach.
HEALING MINNESOTA STORIES: SACRED SITES TOURS
As part of Healing Minnesota Stories' effort to create dialogue, understanding, and healing between Native and non-Native peoples, Minnesota Council of Churches offers Sacred Site Tours of the Twin Cities area. The tour includes information on Dakota history, culture, and sacred sites, as well as the oppression and genocide they faced, and ultimately their exile.
As the topics are quite serious the tours are considered age appropriate for high-school age or older.
Learn more and register here.