A group of Christian theologians and activists recently created a statement entitled: "Theological Declaration on Christian Faith and White Supremacy," regarding the incompatibility of Christianity and white supremacy. The authors particularly note the basis of white supremacy in its "Christian" form on colonization of the land and the harmful theological premises that go along with [...]
A new primer about watershed discipleship in Spanish was released this week, thanks to a team at Universidad Biblica Latinoamericana in San Jose, Costa Rica. You can order Discipulado de la Cuenca: Una introduccion a la fe y la practica biorregionales here. Interest in watershed discipleship is spreading in Latin America, and Manuel Casal Lodeiro has been [...]
We recently started a map with pins showing places where watershed discipleship is being practiced. Would you like us to add your congregation or organization? Email us and we would be happy to add you! Having trouble viewing the map?
by Todd Wynward Imagine the U.S. government confiscating your beautiful local church building and grounds and turning its worship space into a public park. Imagine dune buggies and picnickers and diesel engines and fast-food wrappers. Imagine the sanctuary Sunday morning trashed, a victim of the party the night before. Unimaginable? You bet. But that's essentially [...]
by Cherice Bock and Solveig Nilsen-Goodin On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, we planted 150 trees at Eloheh Farm. Three groups worked together to make this happen: North Valley Friends Church, the Wilderness Way Community, and Eloheh. Solveig Nilsen-Goodin is the pastor of the Wilderness Way Community in Portland, OR, and she had the seed [...]
by Vickie Machado Recently, young adults hailing from the Willamette Watershed in Oregon to the Biscayne Bay Watershed in Florida gathered in Virginia’s James River Watershed to partake in the 10th annual Eco-Stewards Program, a grassroots community that shapes young adult leaders through place-based experiences that connect faith and the environment. Each year, Eco-Stewards organizes [...]
Presbyterians for Earth Care invite all those interested to join them for a watershed discipleship-focused conference, "Blessing the Waters of Life: Justice & Healing for Our Watersheds," this September along the Columbia River in Oregon. The conference will be held at Menucha Retreat & Conference Center. A pre-conference gathering from September 24-26 will include a [...]