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Teepees in the snow at Standing Rock

The Rev. David M. Wilson, of the UMC's Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, made many trips to the Standing Rock encampment to support his fellow Native Americans. Photos courtesy of David M. Wilson

David M. Wilson: Holding up hope for the next Standing Rock

Supporting protestors in North Dakota was an act of solidarity and Christian witness for the conference superintendent of the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Illustration based on the "Look & See" movie poster, which features wood engraving by Wesley Bates and typography by Mark Melnick. Image courtesy of Two Birds Film

Laura Dunn: Seeing the world of Wendell Berry

The director of ‘Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry’ says her film is an effort to transport viewers to the world of the Kentucky poet and farmer -- his place -- what he sees, and what he cares about.

Muslims and Christians in Chicago generate new ideas for working together on the environment. Photos by Dan Davis Photography

Experiment in interfaith relations brings Muslims and Christians together not just to talk, but to act

Using a novel approach borrowed from the tech world, Christians and Muslims come together, coupling words and actions in pursuit of a shared concern: finding a way to make the world a greener place.  

Central Congregational UCC in Atlanta, GA

The sanctuary of Central Congregational UCC in Atlanta looks out upon 8 acres of woods, which the congregation has been working to restore.
Photos courtesy of Central Congregational UCC

An Atlanta church restores its forest and helps urban residents connect with God and nature

Under the guidance of a visionary minister and an energetic lay leader, Central Congregational UCC turned its overgrown 8-acre forest into a nature preserve. The payoff has been far greater than the church expected.

Rally at Climate Change Summit

Marchers take part in the Una Terra, Una Familia (One Earth, One Family) March on June 28, 2015, in St. Peter's Square. The multifaith, multinational group was in the square to thank and support Pope Francis for his papal encyclical “Laudato Si.”
Photos courtesy of Emily Wirzba

Emily Wirzba: An interfaith gathering of young leaders in Rome gives hope on climate change

A young Christian leader shares her experience at the Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence, where young adults from many nations and traditions gathered in the wake of the recent papal encyclical.

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