Category: Gatherings

Celebrate MLKJ with a special (online) gathering

What a week it’s been! Epiphany indeed shed light on toxic white supremacy, challenging us to go deeper in our discipleship of decolonization and racial justice. As we prepare for our upcoming Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute 2021 online next month, we invite you to the… Continue Reading “Celebrate MLKJ with a special (online) gathering”


February 12-15, 2021, Live on Zoom from unceded Chumash territory in the Ventura River Watershed Registration and Information The BKI2021 theme is “Deepening Practices of Restorative Solidarity.” For a third consecutive year we’ll explore the work of decolonizing discipleship. We’ll look at how white… Continue Reading “BARTIMAEUS KINSLER INSTITUTE 2021”

Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute 2020 | February 17–21, 2020

Unsettling Histories | Decolonizing Discipleship | hukišunuškuy Forest Home Camp, Oak View, CA Register now through January 29, 2020 for this year’s Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute (BKI) hosted by Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries. This year’s BKI builds on last year’s theme (although you don’t need to… Continue Reading “Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute 2020 | February 17–21, 2020”

Eco-Stewards | Richmond, VA | June 29, 2019

The Eco-Stewards Program, an organization that uses a week-long, place-based learning program to create community among young adult leaders (ages 20-30) who care about the importance of the intersection between their faith and environmental stewardship, will be in Richmond, VA on June 29, 2019.… Continue Reading “Eco-Stewards | Richmond, VA | June 29, 2019”

Indigenous Justice & Christian Faith: Land, Law, Language | February 18–22, 2019

[Artwork: Wowasake kin slolyapo wowahwala he e: Know the Power of Peace, Diptych icon of Black Elk by Robert Two Bulls, artist-in-residence at this year’s Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute.] This year’s Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute will consider the topic, “Indigenous Justice & Christian Faith: Land, Law, Language.” Held February… Continue Reading “Indigenous Justice & Christian Faith: Land, Law, Language | February 18–22, 2019”

Rooted & Grounded Conference | September 27–29, 2018

Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart, IN will hold its fourth annual Rooted & Grounded conference September 27–29, 2018. With keynote speakers Karenna Gore on Thursday, Valerie Bridgeman on Friday, and Randy Woodley on Saturday, the conference will be filled with conversations at… Continue Reading “Rooted & Grounded Conference | September 27–29, 2018”

Carnival de Resistance Photo Essay: reclaiming our sacred stories from Disney

Photos and article by Tim Nafziger, Watershed Discipleship Editorial Team Member Incorporating quotes curated by Jay Beck, Carnival de Resistance   Much of the landscape of America has been shaped by big brands. A strip mall in Boston is little different from one in… Continue Reading “Carnival de Resistance Photo Essay: reclaiming our sacred stories from Disney”

ReMembering for Life

by Sara Wolcott Guest Contributor “Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember?” — Matthew 8:18, King James Version So much has been disMembered in our current United States society that when we come to the… Continue Reading “ReMembering for Life”

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”

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”