A Chainsaw Eucharist

A Chainsaw Eucharist

Below, Rev. Steve Blackmer explores the idea of a “Chainsaw Eucharist.” Expect a weekly “Words from Church” post from Steve every Monday!  I’ve been in the woods a lot lately, clearing trails at Church of the Woods. Last week, I pulled my sled...

God’s delight

The November issue of The Atlantic contains a wonderful piece written by John Muir, excerpted from a longer article published in 1897: “The forests of America, however slighted by man, must have been a great delight to God; for they were the best he ever planted. The...

Welcome!

I encourage you to poke around, read from stories and reflections about how I came to be here and what I’m doing, and to add your own thoughts, experiences, and questions. In a time when global climate change is such an extraordinary threat to the flourishing of...