Dear EcoFaith friends, I arrived feeling crappy, achey, not excited at all, frankly, to be setting up our EcoFaith meeting at Augustana Lutheran last Saturday morning. Solveig was there to do it with me. I hugged her more limply than
EcoFaith Meeting Sat. Sept 8th., and how 20 faith leaders being arrested relates to PCEF
Dear friends, You’re invited to be part of our EcoFaith Monthly Meeting Sat. September 8th St Ignatius Catholic Church 3400 SE 43rd Ave, Portland Xavier room, two buildings north of the church (in the gym/cafeteria building) 9:15 a.m: Gather in person
The Beating Heart of EcoFaith, PCEF, and our power — please take this action before Sat. Sept. 8 Alison Wiley, EcoFaith Leader from Lincoln Street Methodist in Portland (August 29, 2018)
Dear friends, Relationships (Practice 2) are the beating heart of EcoFaith Recovery. They are also the beating heart of my own life, from the beginning of my memory. God has always been (well, except for that confused first year of
On Following, Not Worshipping. Also: EcoFaith meeting this Sat. July 14th, 9:30 a.m. – Alison Wiley, EcoFaith Leader from Lincoln Street Methodist in Portland
Dear friends, I’ve been a little distressed lately to read that Jesus didn’t ask us to worship him. He asked us to follow him. The following thing is harder, and less convenient than worship, in my experience. Jesus challenged rampant
It’s Time to Reengage to Get PCEF Passed! Alison Wiley, EcoFaith Leader from Lincoln Street Methodist in Portland (August 17, 2018)
Hi EcoFaith friends, Our meeting Saturday was spirited and productive even with an August attendance level. “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” We continue our organizing for
What numbers would Jesus hit? And: please volunteer from home for PCEF!
Dear friends, How do we in EcoFaith stay relational in a society that’s transactional? And how do we walk a relational path in a political campaign we believe in (PCEF’s) that needs to make certain numbers to win (i.e., 160,000 pledges from
A Big Practice 6!
Hi EcoFaith Friends, Several of us were at the PCEF campaign office on Monday, which was Turn-In Day. It was an exciting space with knowing that we had over 50,000 signatures by noon and people were still pouring in to the office to
Success in Reaching our Goals! Thanks to Those Who’ve Contributed!
Friends, As people of faith, our growth and successes are often subtle and hard to see. We don’t graduate from schools as students do, or get promoted as employees do, or post record-breaking profits as corporations do. But right now,
A Winged Theology of Renewal by Intern Jacob Taylor
Over the course of this past year, the great blue heron has become something of a companion to me as I’ve journeyed with EcoFaith. I’ve always admired the bird from afar, but sometime around last June I began to have
Restoration in Times of Overload
Over the past few months, I have been a part of three conversations with groups of thoughtful, fearless, and committed EcoFaith Recovery leaders about what it means to integrate the practice of Restoring Balance into the fabric of our lives.