Sacred Earth- Sacred Work

Friday, June 28, 2019 4:00 PM to Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:00 PM

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This retreat is a primer on the basics of Creation Spirituality.  It offers participants connection, support, renewal, encouragement and empowerment individually, for our communities and for our world. Together we explore Earth wisdom and the tools for understanding the nature of growth and change.  Rooted in the work of Matthew Fox, this retreat compels us to live out our Sacred Work in the world through spiritual inquiry, creativity, and prophetic action.
 

About the leader(s)

Sid Hall


Rev. Dr. Sid Hall, III has served as the lead minister of Trinity Church of Austin since 1988. He is a pastor, activist, and writer.  Rev. Hall is an ordained minister in the Rio Texas Conference of the UMC and has clergy standing in the Heart of Texas Association and the South Central Conference of the UCC.  Rev. Hall has been a leader in the Reconciling Ministries Network (the movement within the UMC for the full inclusion of LGBTQIA+ persons), and he served on the RMN national board of directors from 1996 to 2002.

He was one of the 15 original clergy signers of “In All Things Charity” in 1997 calling for the UMC to become fully inclusive of LGBT people. He has had the privilege of being arrested for civil disobedience with MLK’s daughter and Gandhi’s grandson. Rev. Hall has been an adjunct professor at the Wisdom School of Graduate Studies at Ubiquity University.  He is currently an adjunct professor at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and a faculty member of the Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality in Boulder, Colorado.

He is a national speaker in the areas of Holocaust Studies, LGBTQ Inclusion in the church, and Earth-based ritual and worship in the church.