Interfaith Work

Circle Sanctuary Interfaith Ministries

interfaithCircle Sanctuary supports and participates in interfaith dialogue, networking and collaboration in the local area, regionally, nationally, and globally.

 

Environment

Earth Day Celebration: Circle Sanctuary sponsors a celebration of Earth Day every year on the Saturday closest to Earth Day, April 22.  Annual Earth Day Celebration includes Ecoeducation, Nature walks, and Ceremony.  Free and open to the public.  More info: circle@circlesanctuary.org

Circle Sanctuary Green Faith Circle: meets by Zoom on the second Sunday of every month at Noon eastern, 11am central, 10am mountain, 9am pacific.  Meetings include EcoEducation presentations, EcoActivism networking, discussion, and updates about Circle Sanctuary's Environment endeavors, including Blue Marble podcast.  Facilitated by Circle Sanctuary Minister & Chaplain Charlotte Bear, members stay in touch via Facebook.

Blue Marble Podcast: Begun in 2022 by Circle Sanctuary Green Faith Circle, this EcoJustice Podcast hosted by Circle Sanctuary Minister Charlotte Bear is broadcast online the third Friday of every month on Circle Sanctuary's internet radio network, CSNP.  More information, schedule & episode archive.

March Forth To Earth Day Project:  Circle Sanctuary is among the co-sponsors of this Environmental Conservation endeavor taking place at various locations across Wisconsin, USA from March 4 - April 22, 2022.  Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthtoearthdayproject

Interfaith Earth Day 2021: Circle Sanctuary Sacred Sites: Thursday, April 22, 2021.  Join Circle Sanctuary Ministers Selena Fox and Bob Paxton on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 5pm central for a special YouTube Live program on Circle Sanctuary, Nature Spirituality, and Ceremonial Sites at Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve. This program is part of the Sacred Sites tours series sponsored by Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice.

Climate Week and Global Climate Strike: September 20-27, 2019.  READ MORE about Circle Sanctuary's efforts

  

Social Justice

Circle Sanctuary Co-Sponsors Colors of Pride (June 10, 2021)

Circle Joins Faith Advisory Council, Americans United for Separation of Church and State (June 10, 2021)

Statement on Racial Equality & Social Justice (June 6, 2020)

Transgender Day of Remembrance: annually on November 20
https://www.circlesanctuary.org/index.php/events/transgender-day-of-remembrance

Social Justice Workshop (October 31, 2020)
Dia de Muertos & Cultural Appropriation with Rev. Laura Gonzalez
https://youtu.be/eQNEEtGzAN4

Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice
https://www.wisconsinfaithvoicesforjustice.org

 

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Faithful Action for a Healthy Wisconsin
Online Multifaith Rally and Press Briefing on November 16, 2020 at 10am Central
https://www.wichurches.org/2020/10/26/faithful-action-for-a-healthy-wisconsin/
co-sponsored by Circle Sanctuary

Faith Leaders COVID Safety Pledge (October 14, 2020)
https://www.wichurches.org/2020/10/09/covid-safety-pledge/
Rev. Selena Fox speaking Pledge 
https://youtu.be/Z9atP7pj5c0

Together in Mourning and Hope: Faith in the Time of COVID-19
Online Interfaith Service on June 2, 2020
https://youtu.be/5WTeXA-2LMs

 

Contributions to Interfaith Projects

 

Past Interfaith Work Has Included:

 

Circle Sanctuary at Past Parliaments of the World's Religions