Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

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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All in the Circle: Council of the Wild Forests

By Erin Pratt | Jul 12, 2017

We’ve had a wonderful first two days of our All in the Circle Camp! Thank you! We began with an opening circle to invite the wisdom of Forest communities to teach us about kindness in community with each other. A…

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Yellowstone National Park – A Wonderland of the World

By Narayan Dhakal | Jun 7, 2017

Narayan Dhakal is a conservation scientist trained in the complexity of ecological processes involving human communities with the perspective on human dimensions of nature conservation. He strives to help and support people to maintain their health and wellness by conserving…

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Imagine: All in the Circle

By AJ Pratt | May 22, 2017

All in the Circle Creative Arts & Nature Camp sprang forth from AJ’s vast experience as an educator and program director over the last 30 years. She holds a deep interest in exploring what elements are critical in nurturing the…

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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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