Lecture: The Rev. Dr. Bob Shore-Goss, “God as Gardener”

Presented by the Rev. Dr. Bob Shore-Goss, member United Church of Christ Environmental Justice Council. There is another way of Earth care other than to use the model of creation stewardship. Stewardship is a patriarchal model for tending the garden from a position of mastery and dominance. If we look at the biblical scriptures more closely, we discover a gardening model…

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A Theology of Food

Presented by the Rev. Cameron Spoor, Curate at St. David’s Episcopal Church. Would you believe an apple bite, or a loaf of bread, says a lot about our faith and our created identity? In this lecture, Fr. Cameron will help us explore how food can (and does) say a lot about…

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Inside the Abbey with Irit Umani on Service and Mindfulness

In Episode 2 of Inside the Abbey, Rebecca Hall and Santi Rodriguez interview Irit Umani about spiritual commitment and service. Irit Umani, the Executive Director of Trinity Center, a faith-based organization conducting programs that serve the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of the poor and homeless in Austin. Before moving…

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Episode 265: The New Normal, The Next Normal: Strategies for Coping and Thriving in a Changing World with Trisha Taylor

Trisha Taylor helps leaders, congregations, and couples work toward emotional and spiritual health and maturity so that they can live with joy in loving relationships and can meet the adaptive challenges of our rapidly changing world. She is an ordained minister, counselor in private practice, author of two books and…

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