SACRED ACTION BLOG

Updates from the Interfaith Climate Movement

MEDIA RELEASE: Minnesota religious, spiritual leaders call on top state officials to oppose Line 3 police violence

August 18, 2020

TWIN CITIES – August 17, 2020 – In a strongly worded letter to ranking state officials, more than 400 religious and spiritual leaders from around Minnesota are calling on government…

Thank you: COVID Community Action Duluth!

August 4, 2020

Our Duluth team sends out a huge thank you to all who supported our three-month COVID-19 support drive. Local donors contributed $4,000 to serve more than 400 people and assist…

Voter Reflection Guide by Interfaith Power & Light

July 20, 2020

As people of faith and spiritual practice, we believe the 2020 election is a referendum on the values that will shape our future. How can we unite to heal our…

Add your name: Spiritual leaders opposing police brutality

July 20, 2020

In partnership with RISE Coalition, we are circulating a sign-on letter for religious and spiritual leaders to preempt police violence against Indigenous water protectors. All of us have the right…

Duluth volunteers provide Covid-19 community support

July 6, 2020

On July 2nd, the Duluth volunteer team completed a 2-month COVID Community Support plan by providing dinner to 30 guests of Loaves & Fishes, which offers hospitality to individuals and families…

Youth present efficiency efforts at Shiloh Temple and Masjid An-Nur

July 6, 2020

As we continue to grow and build community, we are constantly opening our eyes and hearts to meet new people and build lifelong relationships. Although COVID has thrown a wrench…

Welcome to Liz Loeb!

July 1, 2020

Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light is thrilled to welcome Liz Loeb to our team as Associate Director. Liz Loeb is a civil rights attorney and community organizer with twenty years…

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,…