Storytelling & Relationship to Place

Storytelling & Relationship to Place

Below is the first in a two-part series Chelsea is writing for the blog, Inhabiting the Anthropocene. You can find the original post HERE.  A Sense of the Sacred ‘Sacred’ is a word that has not been uttered often enough in discussions of conservation and climate...
Open House Photos!

Open House Photos!

  We had a wonderful Open House day of hikes, trail work, fantastic food, church services, and watching the lunar eclipse around a bonfire! Check out some photos here: Photo credit: Kelly Short (THANK YOU!)   
Why it Matters to be a Church of the Woods

Why it Matters to be a Church of the Woods

As we approach this first birthday of Church of the Woods, I have been reflecting on what happens at Church of the Woods and why it matters, at this time in history, to be a church that is in and of the woods. Here are a few reflections on the central elements of our...
A View from the Covered Bridge: Final Weeks

A View from the Covered Bridge: Final Weeks

As Norman brings his year of daily reflections on the Ottauquechee River to a close, he ponders what it has meant to repeatedly ask the river, “What is it like for you?” I began this river journal on September 27, 2014, with the intention of carrying it...