Ecological Grief: A 10-Step Course

Thursdays, October 6 - December 15th (Skipping November 24). 7 - 8:30 PM Eastern. “Should you fear that with this pain your heart might break, remember that the heart that breaks open can hold the whole universe. Your heart is that large. Trust it. Keep breathing.” ― Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone Quaker Earthcare Witness […]

Online Meeting for Worship for Climate Action

Quaker Earthcare Witness will be hosting an online meeting for worship as Friends in the Philadelphia area gather to worship outside the home of the CEO of Vanguard, Tim Buckley. We are offering this online worship in solidarity with Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), who is organizing the on-the-ground meeting for worship as part of […]

Fall 2022 Steering Committee

Join Quaker Earthcare Witness' Fall 2022 Steering Committee Meeting. QEW gathers twice a year to conduct business and enjoy fellowship with each other. Our fall 2022 meeting will be held online using the video conferencing platform Zoom. All Steering Committee members are encouraged to attend and we welcome visitors for any or all of our […]

For the Love of Earth: QEW talks on Eco-spirituality, Environmental Justice, Biodiversity, Population, and more!

Join us for a special part of QEW's Steering Committee, where we sample 5 different Earthcare topics facilitated by our talented Steering Committee members. Each of these speakers is available to come to your Meeting/Church (via Zoom). You can attend all 5, or pick and choose according to your interests and time. Saturday, October 22nd […]

Ecological Grief: Engaging with the Emotional Impacts of Climate Change

Ecological grief is all around us, whether we recognize it or not, we all carry it with us. Buddhist writer Joanna Macy writes, “Feeling pain for the world is as natural to us as the food and air we draw upon to fashion who we are. That pain is the price of consciousness in a […]

Financial and Economic Roots of the Climate Emergency with Pamela Haines

Photo by Kathy Barnhart: Near Lake Tahoe, CA. The dynamics and priorities of our economy are a key driver of the climate emergency, and the economy is now driven to a significant extent by the financial sector. You don’t have to be an economist to explore these connections and identify key issues and areas of […]

Worship Sharing with Quaker Earthcare Witness and Ben Lomond Quaker Center

Quaker Earthcare Witness is hosting monthly online worship sharing groups in partnership with Ben Lomond Quaker Center. In worship sharing, we gather in small groups to focus on a particular question (or questions) to explore our own experience and share with each other more deeply than we would in normal conversation. It seeks to draw […]

Where Eco-Justice Meets Eco-Spirituality with Hayley Hathaway

“The world is not a problem to be solved; it is a living being to which we belong. The world is part of our own self and we are a part of its suffering wholeness. Until we go to the root of our image of separateness, there can be no healing. And the deepest part […]

Worship Sharing with Quaker Earthcare Witness and Ben Lomond Quaker Center

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Quaker Earthcare Witness is hosting monthly online worship sharing groups in partnership with Ben Lomond Quaker Center. In worship sharing, we gather in small groups to focus on a particular question (or questions) to explore our own experience and share with each other more deeply than we would in normal conversation. It seeks to draw […]

COP Forum

COP27 (the annual climate conference) this past November in Egypt was historic. For the first time, countries came together globally to create a 'Loss and Damage' Fund. Loss and Damage is the way the United Nations refers to environmental justice - providing support for countries that have experienced the worst of climate change, have the […]

Worship Sharing with Quaker Earthcare Witness and Ben Lomond Quaker Center

Quaker Earthcare Witness is hosting monthly online worship sharing groups in partnership with Ben Lomond Quaker Center. In worship sharing, we gather in small groups to focus on a particular question (or questions) to explore our own experience and share with each other more deeply than we would in normal conversation. It seeks to draw […]