SACRED ACTION BLOG

Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

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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To Seek Healing & Hold the Line

By Sarah Holst | Sep 29, 2017

Sarah Holst is an artist and a student United Theological Seminary and is an applicant with the Roman Catholic Womanpriests: a worldwide movement seeking gender justice in the Catholic Church. Sarah represented people of faith at the Hold the Line…

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Hold the Line

By Naveena Sekaran | Sep 28, 2017

The recently proposed replacement and expansion of Line 3, a tar sands oil pipeline in northern Minnesota, has fueled resistance across the state on the grounds of environmentalism and Indigenous people’s rights. Brent Murica is currently working with MNIPL on…

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Meet Naveena

By Naveena Sekaran | Sep 26, 2017

Throughout my childhood and into my early adulthood, I have found that, for me, the surest and quickest path to living a life full of meaning is by serving others. I think that MNIPL embodies that idea, and I am…

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I don’t look to Washington, I look to White Earth

By Brent Murcia | Aug 25, 2017

Greetings from the first day of our pipeline experience! Today we visited the Pine Point community in White Earth, and then we met with Honor the Earth and the White Earth Land Recovery Project. We learned about how they make…

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Council of the Wild Forests

By Claire Curran | Aug 1, 2017

All in the Circle Nature camp 2017 was a great success! We had 43 campers and 8 camp counselors, a talented staff team, and generous volunteers. This year’s theme was Council of the Wild Forest. Much of camp took place…

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