SACRED ACTION BLOG

Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

Honoring Ed Owens

By Julia Nerbonne | Oct 1, 2018

Dear friends, It is with great sadness that I write about the passing of MNIPL staff member Ed Owens late last week. Ed was an incredible light in our movement for climate justice. He brought humor and joy to every relationship, and he helped…

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Protecting the Sacred: A Gathering at the Headwaters

By Alina Yaman | Sep 26, 2018

On September 21-23rd, 2018, we came together at the invitation of water protectors, and in collaboration with Honor the Earth and the Minnesota Council of Churches, to honor the sacred headwaters and to urge decision makers to block Line 3.…

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Adventures at All in the Circle Leadership Camp

By Erin Pratt | Jul 18, 2018

We are back from our horse farm and St. Croix canoeing adventure, with friendships, stories, and lots of mosquito bites to show for it! What a beautiful adventure we had. Please read on for a summary reflection and pictures by…

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Line 3: It’s Not Over Yet

By Brent Murcia | Jun 30, 2018

Dear Friends, Earlier today, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted to grant a certificate of need for the Line 3 pipeline. This is a devastating moment in our long journey to Stop Line 3. But I’m not giving up hope. We’ve…

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Solar Success in the Northland!

By Bret Pence | Dec 22, 2017

It’s been an incredible year for the Arrowhead MN Interfaith Power and Light. We’ve grown our network in new and exciting ways and we’ve helped AICHO successfully fund and install a solar array! AICHO (American Indian Community Housing Organization) received…

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Healing Power of the Sun

By Naveena Sekaran | Dec 5, 2017

On a sunny day in Duluth, snow falls on newly installed solar panels at  AICHO (American Indian Community Housing Organization). AICHO focuses on holistic housing, including educational and cultural programs, as well as sustainability lessons. Their overarching philosophy is that…

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Saving the Harvest

By Stu Henry | Oct 16, 2017

Stu Henry is a Movement Builder with MNIPL, the leader of the Climate Justice Minyan at Shir Tikvah Congregation, and a volunteer with MN350. The following was given as D’Var Torah (sermon) at the Sukkot service, a holiday which celebrates…

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A Small Drop of Water

By Naveena Sekaran | Oct 12, 2017

Over a thousand Minnesotans took to the streets on Thursday, September 28th, at the “Hold the Line” march to show our opposition to the controversial Line 3 pipeline proposal. I attended this rally alongside MNIPL, and was moved by the…

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A New Story

By Rev Dwight Wagenius | Oct 8, 2017

Exodus 3.1-12A, Acts 20.28-31a: God is still speaking! We know that or we wouldn’t be here, right? So what do you think God is saying about what is happening to the people of Puerto Rico? I know that God has…

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