Mennonite Church Canada Indigenous Relations and Climate Action are partnering and invite you join the nationwide community again in study of the new book written by Sarah Augustine and Sheri Hostetler: So That We and our Children May Live: Following Jesus in Confronting the Climate Crisis.
Creator’s Call co-host Ian Funk writes:
“Creator’s Call was the first collaborative project between Indigenous Relations and a very new Sustainability Leadership Group at MC Canada.
During our Creator’s Call study series, when we read from Sarah Augustine’s book, The Land is Not Empty and when she was our guest speaker, this was a galvanizing moment for many of us, realizing the link between decarbonization and decolonization. I remember how our spirits were lifted by Sarah’s challenging words; Indigenous action and wisdom are such a ray of hope, provided we support and join this voice for reparation. Continuing with Sarah Augustine is a natural and obvious continuation of what was started with Creator’s Call.”
Hosted by Jonathan Neufeld (Indigenous Relations Coordinator) and Sandy Plett (Climate Action Coordinator) with guest speaking from the authors. Each 1.5-hour meeting will begin with a brief overview of the reading for that session or author presentation. We will then break into small groups for personal reflection and discussion. We will conclude our time by coming back together as a large group for reflection and Q&A. This book study will reveal how climate activism is inseparable from Indigenous justice, and will deepen our commitment to solidarity with Indigenous peoples.
We hope you will consider joining us!
Jonathan Neufeld – Indigenous Relations Coordinator
Sandy Plett – Climate Action Coordinator
2024 Book Study Details:
Five Online Sessions: Thursday evenings March 7, 14, 21, (1 week off) April 4, 11, 2024. 7:00 p.m. CDT (8 ET / 6 MT / 5 PST). For more information about the book visit the publisher’s site: Herald Press. This title can also be picked up in person at CommonWord in Winnipeg. (If you would like Seeds to order the book for you, please contact Kayla: [email protected]). If you buy from Amazon, the authors would love it if you’d leave a review.
Click here to register! Registration Deadline: March 3, 2024.