If you're reading this you probably attended the Tuesday night plenary of the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Network Gathering with Conie and Ross Murray from The Naming Project. Here's the setlist of what we sang (with links to online recordings!) and a few other resources we thought you might want to take with you...
- God Welcomes All (from South Africa)
- Come on in from the cold (unknown*)
- Hide not your love (Trish Bruxvoort Colligan)
- Welcome to the Table (Conie Borchardt for Table 229)
- You Are in the Right Place (Martha Burford)
- Our Stories (Paul Damico-Carper)
- In Hope, In Prayer (Batya Levine)
- When Times Are Hard (Liz Digitale Anderson)
- Sorry, Not Sorry (Galen Smith)
- Healing Is Possible (Orion Johnstone)
Biracial & Rural - arts-centered community of care and storytelling space by, for, with folks who identify or connect with the experiences of living in multi-cultural rural spaces. Dreams of community building retreats and ongoing support and visibility.
Freeing Refrains - extended solo version of the Biracial & Rural storytelling space. Where the stories of a mixed Asian person with the songs that buoyed them, and you are invited to consider the forces that bind and liberate us, individually and communally. An opportunity to meet other black, indigenous, people of color with similar and different experiences. Next gatherings: Sat, Dec 4, 10a CT
- organization supporting individuals and ecumenical communities in the practices of paperless community singing to enliven spiritual lives. Contact Paul Vasile, Executive Director, to host a 3-day retreat at your camp with your counseling staff (or a collective of camps!) or find out where you can send your staff to a workshop.
- Priya Parker's The Art of Gathering: How We Meet & Why It Matters - an interesting, provocative book full of stories. You'll see yourself doing well in some areas and realizing their opportunities for growth too.
- Resmaa Menakem's My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma & the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts & Bodies - the settling exercise is grounded and inspired by the body-breath exercises from the book.