On February 10th, we will hold a one-day Mini Institute for those who want a (shortened) deep dive into The Practices and how we will bring these to the Portland Just Energy Transition initiative city-wide campaign.
By Intern Jacob Taylor -
"...the question that continues to linger in my mind in our meditation and all our conversations around sacrament, ecotheology, justice, and discipleship is, 'what does it mean to live Eucharistically in this moment?'"
A couple months have passed since my last blog post. Now that the website is fully functional, I’ve kept busy adding text posts, editing dates, and writing “how-to website guides” for future interns. School at California Lutheran has especially kept
Hello fellow leaders! My name is Bradley and I’m part of the 2016 Eco-Faith internship cohort. There have been so many challenges and twists and turns in my journey of finding a way to instill meaningful community changes. I was
“Sometimes you have no other choice than to stand.” In a way, they seemed like such mundane words. No elaborate imagery. No eloquent vocabulary. Nothing that probably hadn’t been said by someone else, somewhere else. And yet, her
The last four months since my original blog post have been busy. My winter break was dedicated to Jimmy Johns’ and revamping the old EcoFaith website. My mom and I would sit in the living room; I would be in
Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril. Edited by Lisa E. Dahill and James B. Martin-Schramm. Foreword by Bill McKibben. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2016. 283 pp. An informal group of theologians, teachers, pastors, and lay people in
“Apply yourself to stories as soul vitamins, observations, map fragments, little pieces of pine pitch for fastening feathers to trees to show the way…Stories set the inner life into motion, and this is particularly important when the inner life is
There are many methods of engaging with Practice #3 of Telling Our Stories, both verbal and nonverbal. I’d like to take a moment and engage with the method of using words, and recount an experience from a Standing Rock visit
As the historical gathering of Water Protectors blocking the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation continues, people from all around the world are seeing the legacy of colonialism and environmental racism play out before their
The third and last Ecofaith recovery retreat was very bittersweet. Getting to work with not one, but TWO pastors was a lot of fun. Hearing all the ideas that were being formulated in the planning meetings and starting to visualize
Editorial note: Chloe is one of our EcoFaith Recovery intern. This is her first blog post. Welcome Chloe! When I first started this EcoFaith Recovery internship, I had recently graduated from West Linn High School and was looking to fill