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Choosing #DayOne

by Craig Stewart Originally appeared in The Warehouse newsletter I didn’t come to public activism easily or naturally. In August of 1989 Archbishop Tutu and Rev Boesak led a series of beach protests in Cape Town to highlight the racial segregation of South African beaches. The… Continue Reading “Choosing #DayOne”

Sacred Earth Youth Camp, Vancouver, BC, July 29-August 10

Youth ages “13-25ish” are invited to attend the third annual Sacred Earth Camp, organized by Salal + Cedar, a watershed discipleship community in Vancouver, British Columbia (Coast Salish Territory). Salal + Cedar hopes other watershed discipleship communities will send young people to learn together and… Continue Reading “Sacred Earth Youth Camp, Vancouver, BC, July 29-August 10”

Poetry from a Time of Drought

Today we feature three poems by Julia Baker, which were written during the long-lasting California drought from 2012–2017. Eden’s Drought I had forgotten the music of water touching earth. My tears have been the only rain. Drought is slow death, shroud of smoky sin… Continue Reading “Poetry from a Time of Drought”

Elaine Enns & Ched Myers teaching at Ghost Ranch retreat on watershed discipleship June 24-30

Join Elaine Enns and Ched Myers at Ghost Ranch June 24-30 for a retreat called “Signs of the Times — Watershed Discipleship and Restorative Justice: Mapping Bloodlines, Landlines, and Songlines.” Ghost Ranch is a beautiful education and retreat center in New Mexico, an excellent… Continue Reading “Elaine Enns & Ched Myers teaching at Ghost Ranch retreat on watershed discipleship June 24-30”

Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope conference in Ontario, May 25-26

Watershed discipleship artist and theologian Bob Haverluck will be the artist-in-residence and keynote speaker at the upcoming conference Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope in Bracebridge, Ontario May 25-26, 2018, at Bracebridge United Church. All are invited to attend. This conference follows the Muskoka Summit on the… Continue Reading “Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope conference in Ontario, May 25-26”

Reflection on the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute 2018

Editor’s Note: Luke Winslow attended the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute in January, entitled “Digging In: Heels, Histories, Hearts.” You can read other reflections from the Institute here. by Luke Winslow Guest Contributor It felt like the Puget Sound hadn’t seen the sun since November. It… Continue Reading “Reflection on the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute 2018”

Watershed Discipleship topic of Baptist Alliance in April 2018

Those in or near the area of Dayton, Ohio may be interested in joining the Baptist Alliance annual conference this year, focused around the theme “Earth: Beloved Community” (April 26-29, 2018).

‘A Seat at What Table?’

Vice Moderator of Presbyterians For Earth Care, Sue Smith, challenges the church’s position when it comes to investment and climate change. In a recent reflection called “A Seat at What Table?” she writes:

Challenging a Theology of Waste, or “On Dealing with Our Crap,” part 2

by Sarah Thompson and Cherice Bock In a recent post, Sarah Thompson shared about her understanding of the theology of waste that grips much of the church in the United States: a theology that sees this world, its people, and its resources as disposable,… Continue Reading “Challenging a Theology of Waste, or “On Dealing with Our Crap,” part 2”

Watershed Snapshots

We want to get to know one another’s watersheds and the watershed discipleship work people are doing in their regions. We would love to hear from you! A new series called “watershed snapshots” will appear on this blog in coming months and you are… Continue Reading “Watershed Snapshots”