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Bees play an important role in our creation story as pollinators and participants in the global ecosystem. With the help of Beatrice, this monthly newsletter hopes to “pollinate” a love of the natural world and a desire to be active in its care, while keeping you informed of activities and resources.

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Outdoor Ministry Events

Registrations are still open for the following fall events:

Women’s Retreat, Camp Onomia, September 9-11

Women’s Wilderness Retreat, Camp Amnicon, September 23-25

Conference Youth Event, Osprey Wilds, October 7-9

Meditation Retreat at Luther Crest, November 6-8

All Outdoor Ministry events are inclusive to all cis and non-cis gendered persons. Visit our Outdoor Ministry webpage for more information and registration.

Is Your Church a “Green” Church?       

The UCC has used titles such as Earthwise, Creation Justice, Green Justice, Earth Ministry, and Green Faith all to ask the question of how your congregation is leaning into being good stewards of the Earth. While the title doesn’t matter, the work does.

Learn more here about becoming a Creation Justice Church.


Book: “Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred” by Victoria Loorz

Organization: Rural Renewable Energy Alliance Minnesota

Articles: Micro Plastics in the Great Lakes – Microplastics threaten Great Lakes, and not just the water

What is PFAS: PFAS Explained | US EPA

Rev. Sheri Nelson

Director of Outdoor Ministry

122 W Franklin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 871-0359

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