An Initiative of the EcoFaith Network of the Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA
We won’t save places we don’t love
We can’t love places we don’t know
We don’t know places we haven’t learned
- Baba Dioum, Senegalese Environmentalist
We know that Water is Life from almost every book of the Bible. Biblical scholar Diane Jacobson selected five different ways Scripture illuminates water as life and illustrates why and how the Bible encourages us to support remarkable work like that of Winona LaDuke, whose stories, lived experience, and current critical work shaped the 2022 Johnson Symposium.
Still from FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992).
Hear Matthew Fox in conversation with Alex and Allyson Grey, of the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, on "Easter, Christ, and Creation Spirituality."
Pope Francis was joined by nearly 40 global faith leaders for "Faith and Science: Towards COP26". Their signed joint appeal was given to Alok Sharma, president-designate of COP26, and to Luigi Di Maio, Italy’s foreign affairs minister.
“Future generations will never forgive us if we miss the opportunity to protect our common home. We have inherited a garden: We must not leave a desert to our children,” said the written appeal, signed Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology.
See the Catholic News Service write-up here.
View AlJazeera's report here.
Bring your entire congregation together to learn about All Creation Sings, worship, and spend time in community with this intergenerational guide. This will be a great addition to the worship life of your church. Participants will grow in faith, build relationships and have fun together.
What can stories of witches tell us about solving the plastics problem?
IPCC report says only swift and drastic action can avert irrevocable damage to world
The Guardian; March 20, 2023
JUN 29, 2022
To heal ourselves, we must remember that we are a small part of a much greater whole.
We need real solutions that hold corporations liable for their part in the climate crisis.
The fossil fuel industry uses greenwashing and woke-washing to shirk their own responsibility.
Rev. Dr. Cameron Trimble points out the connection between our Mistakes about God and our mistakes about nature - and vice versa.
Richard Rohr spent a week Contemplating Creation - short, daily devotionals to help us see and develop awareness of our oneness with creation.
Welcoming the Many Names of the Divine Feminine by Matthew Fox highlights how our theology - specifically our inclusion of and appreciation for the Divine Feminine - affects our zeal for and approaches in creation care.
Nations vulnerable to climate change have warned they are on the "edge of extinction" if action is not taken.
The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead. Next Target: Line 3 - from the New York Times
Podcast Episode 34: "Renewing" with Eileen Flanagan, a nationally-known activist and award-winning spiritual writer from the Quaker tradition whose online courses help peoples' activism more effective and whose work focuses on how to build a spiritually grounded and effective climate justice movement.
Daily Meditations from Matthew Fox on Creation Spirituality
The Office of Social Justice and Faith Formation Ministries offer this resource to address God's call to care for creation. Ten Ways to Care for Creation includes ideas such as starting an intergenerational gardening project, holding a storytelling series, and much more!
Download this free resource or order printed copies for a small fee at FaithAliveResources.org.
Matthew Fox cites Linda Neale inviting humans to join the Grand Liturgy of the Universe.
Progressive Christianity and The Salt Project present a two-part audio series: The Bible and Climate Change.