SACRED ACTION BLOG

Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

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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