has been pastor of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in St. Pauls, North Carolina, since October 2010. Along with her husband, she has served as a Presbyterian mission co-worker in South Korea, Pakistan, and India. They have three young adult daughters.
is a Sister of Loretto and currently resides at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky, where she does some retreat work, spiritual direction, and a bit of writing and speaking, mostly about the impact of cosmology and evolution upon Christian spirituality.
a proud native Texan and Episcopal priest, currently serves as a chaplain at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.
is a Lutheran pastor living in Missouri. He tries to stay attentive and responsive to the wonder of Creation and the needs of his fellow creatures. Poems and/or essays of his have appeared in Creation Care, Sojourners, Lutheran Forum, Friends Journal, The Cresset, Worship, and Concordia Journal.
is the founder and Executive Director of the Kaleidoscope Institute, the mission of which is to create inclusive and sustainable churches and communities. He is the author of seven books, including The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb and, his latest, Holy Currencies: Six Blessings for Sustainable Missional Ministries. He writes a weekly blog called The Sustainist.
is pastor at Northminster Church in Monroe, Louisiana. She offers a poetic pastoral style, one in which she pays close attention to the rhythms and rhymes present in the world. A Master of Divinity graduate of Vanderbilt University, Claire was ordained by Glendale Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2011.
is the founder and former executive director of Interweave, an ecumenical and interfaith learning center in Summit, NJ and a co-founder of the Newark Interfaith Coalition for Hope and Peace, which facilitates interfaith dialogue and cooperation in facing social challenges. An Episcopal priest, trained spiritual director, and chaplain to clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, he is the author of three books, Wrestling with Grace, Suffering and the Courage of God, and Provocative Grace: The Challenge in Jesus' Words.
began her ministry teaching high school and college, and later joined the staff at Pendle Hill. Then for twenty-two years she served as director of Knobs Haven Retreat Center in Nerinx, Kentucky. A Sister of Loretto, she currently resides at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, where she does retreat work, spiritual direction, and a bit of writing and speaking, mostly about the impact of cosmology and evolution upon Christian spirituality.
is a poet, essayist, and teacher. Author of over thirty books of prose and poetry, she is Writer in Residence at Regent College, Vancouver. Besides Weavings, her writing has appeared in Image, Books & Culture, The Christian Century and others. Her most recent books are What the Light Was Like, Breath for the Bones: Essays on Art, Imagination and Spirit and Harvesting Fog. Her forthcoming book of essays on aging is called Views from a Steep Slope. lucishaw.com.
is the owner and artisan of Prayerworks Studio, which specializes in making handcrafted prayer beads. She speaks widely on prayer and prayer beads and enjoys leading retreats. Kristen is the author of One Bead at a Time: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying with Beads. Kristen's blog is abeadnaprayer.wordpress.com.