SACRED ACTION BLOG

Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

Creating the Beloved Community: Prophetic Imagination in Resistance of the Muslim Ban

By Abigail Hindson | Feb 7, 2017

Abigail Hindson is the Communications Intern at MNIPL. Originally from La Crosse, WI, Abigail graduated from Lawrence University in 2016 and recently moved to Minneapolis. She enjoys running around the lakes, growing vegetables in a community garden, and making new…

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Let the PUC Do Its Job

By Rev Dwight Wagenius | Jan 26, 2017

Rev. Dwight Wagenius’ remarks at a recent press conference, sharing our opposition to HF113, which would build a Natural Gas plant in Becker, MN. I’m Rev. Dwight Wagenius, the Community Minister at Mayflower UCC in South Minneapolis. Mayflower is a…

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Into the New Year with Kindness & Moral Clarity

By Claire Curran | Dec 30, 2016

2016, it’s been quite a year. Even in the darkness, we’re finding many sources of light, most of all: you, the many brilliant people who make up this beautiful climate movement of ours. This year, we learned in a deeper…

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We Will Win with Prayers

By Rev. Emily Goldthwaite Fries | Oct 26, 2016

by Rev. Emily Goldthwaite Fries Emily is the Associate Minister at Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ. She delivered the following remarks on October 25th at the Emergency Rally held in Minneapolis in response to Hennepin County Sheriff Stanek’s decision…

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A Door Will Open

By Muhammad Jiwa | Oct 6, 2016

Muhammad Jiwa is the Outreach Coordinator at MNIPL where he works with youth and Muslim communities to build the climate justice movement. He gave the following remarks at a press conference preceding a hearing at the Public Utilities Commission to…

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Water is Life: Christian Perspectives on Water

By Deborah Goodwin | Sep 21, 2016

Deborah Goodwin is Associate Professor in Religion; Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies; and Environmental Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College. Deborah is a member of the MNIPL River Prairie Network Leadership Team. She delivered the following remarks at Interfaith Perspectives: Water,…

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Call to Standing Rock

By Sarah Holst | Sep 8, 2016

Sarah Holst is a Masters of Divinity student at United Theological Seminary and plans to be ordained a Roman Catholic Womanpriest. Sarah works as a “bioregional artist” lending illustrations and paintings to a variety of local and international justice causes.…

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Sacred Stone Camp: Spirit Come Alive

By Nathan Holst | Sep 8, 2016

Nathan Holst is a youth minister, activist/organizer, and musician. With a background in social work (Concordia College in Moorhead), he is passionate about learning from and guiding youth in understanding the economic, social, and environmental crises of our time, focusing…

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