Additional Resources

This page shows all the resources provided by everyone attending and participating in Convocation 2020.

Click the below button to submit a resource.

Convocation Partner Organization
Renewal in the Wilderness is a Maine-based nonprofit organization devoted to guiding encounters with wildness that strengthen cultures of compassion.  To learn more about the mission, upcoming experiences, and available resources from Renewal visit:
Submitted by Aram Mitchell

Mini-Retreat Handout

Submitted by Susan MacKenzie, Ph.D.


This book includes an essay by our keynote speaker, Sherri Mitchell – Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset.
Submitted by Sherri Mitchell – Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset

Spiritual direction/soul companioning Spiritual directors provide a present, listening ear for those who desire to explore and deepen their spiritual experiences. I would be happy to offer a session, free of charge, to anyone who would like to further process their experiences during this convocation.
Submitted by Heather Spring

Fending Our Public Lands: Stories from Frontline Advocates

National Resources Council of Maine hosted an inspiring panel discussion. It featured top advocates fighting to block the Trump Administration’s attacks on the Bears Ears National Monument and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and against a massive mineral mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. 

Submitted by Debra Coyman

Land acknowledgement resource 

Arts collective web page that has background about how the system was developed. It also has info about the Canadian non-profit that provided the information (their website has interactive maps).
907 - 312 - 5085
(Text your zip code -or- City, State)

Submitted by Thew Elliott

Celtic Pilgrim Retreat Resources

Submitted by Rev. Holly Morrison

Jan Richardson
Poem: Blessed are you who bear the light

Submitted by Rev. Allen Ewing-Merrill

Music that Makes Community Group
For folks in Maine (or others who want to join while we are virtual) we have an on line Music That Makes Community group meeting monthly on zoom - led by 3 of us in the Brunswick area - email to be notified of our sessions. We love the song There is Enough - and we sing lots like this!
Submitted by Mary O'Brien

PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc.
In 2021, PATHWAYS will be offering the first of three levels of Environmental Justice Certificates. Mission: PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc. exists to offer a range of stimulating, accessible, and affordable online progressive Christian resources for church leaders, faith explorers, pastors, and those discerning various vocations and callings within and outside the church community. Vision: PATHWAYS responds to the educational needs of an evolving world by continually striving to create innovative, online progressive theological learning and discovery that promote justice, peace and mutual understanding.
Submitted by Ginnie Ferrell

Upcoming events

Creation's Wisdom Book Retreat with author Daniel Wolpert, offered by The BTS Center in collaboration with MICAH (Minnesota Institute of Contemplation & Healing)  – 5 sessions, beginning November 12. Click here to learn more and register.

Unlocking Possibility Speaker Series 
Every crisis can be an invitation to dream. Even in uncertain moments, we are called to imagine better futures together: for ourselves, for our communities, and for our planet. In this series, we’ll be talking with leading thinker-practitioners about the art and practice of imagination: both how to create wide-open spaces for possibilities that others find impossible and what it looks like when our dreams become reality. Speakers include Dominique Christina, Rob Hopkins, Bill McKibben and Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. Click here to learn more and register.

Unlocking Possibility Co-Learning Community
Truly, there has never been a more urgent time for us to imagine new possibilities for the future. Thankfully, imagination is not a gift given to a few, but a discipline that can be practiced by all of us. If you’re intrigued by the possibilities of an intentionally imaginative frame for life, join us as well for a small group, praxis-based learning experience. Click here to learn more and register.