SACRED ACTION BLOG

Updates from the Interfaith Climate Movement

Honoring Juneteenth Day

June 19, 2020

Happy Juneteenth! Juneteenth is a day to celebrate how far we have come in the struggle for equality and freedom in the United States. Each June nineteenth commemorates the arrival…

Pledge to Act for Collective Liberation

June 18, 2020

Across the country and around the world, we are witnessing a profound uprising for liberation and justice. The murder of George Floyd sent grief and anger through the hearts of our…

MNIPL Statement on the Police Murder of George Floyd

May 28, 2020

We write with profound anger and sadness following the horrific murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police. Mr. Floyd was a beloved father, brother, neighbor, and guard for a…

Earth Day Messages

April 29, 2020

Leaders of spiritual communities across Minnesota turned to themes of Earth and Nature to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day this April.  We’ve compiled some of the sermons and…

Interfaith Letter: Protect Minnesotans in Jails and Prisons

April 7, 2020

As the COVID-19 public health emergency continues to grow, Minnesotans living in jails are prisons are facing a dangerous health crisis. In most living quarters, social distancing is nearly impossible,…

COVID-19 Update from MNIPL

March 16, 2020

We hope that you and your loved ones are well. We are writing in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, with updates to prioritize the health, safety and well-being of our…

2019 Annual Report Published

March 16, 2020

Our 2019 Annual Report is now available for viewing online, beautifully designed by artist Patricia Lamas. Read stories about faith community climate leadership, our Youth N’ Power program, community-owned solar…

Thank you: MNIPL Climate Justice Night

March 15, 2020

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all who took part in MNIPL Climate Justice Night on March 5th. We recognize that we’re very fortunate to have spent this time together,…

Partnering for Lent 2020

February 25, 2020

MNIPL has teamed up with seven Episcopal congregations in the St. Paul metro to create a Lent Program on living in better harmony with the earth and responding to the…

Faith Leaders Read the Names of 227 Bodies of Water that Line 3 Will Cross

February 20, 2020

On February 19th, more than 100 people gathered at the state capitol at Governor Tim Walz’s office in ceremony to honor the 227 bodies of water that Line 3 would cross. The…

Faith Leader Letter: Polymet Mine Proposal

February 11, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11th, MNIPL and a diverse group of faith community members delivered an open letter to Gov. Walz and state regulators signed by more than 250 faith leaders.…

Miikawaadenim – To Be Beautiful

January 16, 2020

Welcome to this edition of Firelight: Wisdom to Support & Inspire! This edition of Firelight is written by Winona Laduke who shares reflections on co-creating a more kind and beautiful…