2016, Photo Credit: Anne-Gerard Flynn
2016, photo credit: Anne-Gerard Flynn

The Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Ph.D., is an author, retreat leader, and Episcopal priest.  In a pioneering ecumenical partnership, she serves as Missioner for Creation Care for both the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and Mass. Conference, United Church of Christ. A long-time climate activist, she believes that the ecological crisis – from climate change to the extinction of species – calls us to claim our kinship with all creation, to look deeply into our sources of hope, and to work together to build a just and sustainable future.

This Website is a base camp, giving people a place to rest and reflect, to learn and find encouragement. Some viewers may be burned-out activists, looking for spiritual sustenance. Some may be seekers, wondering how faith and ecology connect. Some may be looking for a bit of insight, a flash of humor, or an idea for what to do next in their ongoing quest to be agents of healing, hope, and justice in the world. The planet needs everybody’s gifts and everyone has a part to play. Thank you for participating in the great work to protect life on Earth. This is an all-hands-on-deck moment, and we’re glad you’re here. To contact Margaret: mbj (at) revivingcreation.org
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Listening to Native voices: Standing Rock is everywhere

Hundreds of people – including leaders and elders of Native American tribes from across the U.S. – assembled yesterday under a large tent at Agape, a Christian community in the woods of central Massachusetts that is dedicated to social justice, non-violence, and sustainable living. We were there to mark the 35th annual celebration of St. Francis Day at Agape, and it was a thrilling, even transformative day, a day of listening, drumming, and sacred ceremony, a day of mourning and celebration.

The keynote speaker was Chief Arvol Looking Horse, whom I had last seen in December,...

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Earth Matters: Reverence, resistance and the climate crisis

Suppose you deeply loved this planet and were also deeply concerned for its future. And suppose you wanted to hold an event to give voice to those feelings. What would you call it?

Let’s say it was a large, outdoor, interfaith festival of music and prayer to celebrate the Earth. Let’s say you had everything planned — a date: Sunday, June 11. A time: 2 p.m. A place: a big open tent behind Congregation B’nai Israel in Northampton.

Let’s say you had a clear vision for the event: a family-friendly gathering for everyone who loves the Earth and wants to come together for one hour to pray and sing, to acknowledge our fears and concerns about the...

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upcoming

Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

October 22, 2017

8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

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Margaret will preach at the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services of Holy Communion at Christ Church Anglican Cathedral in Vancouver, Canada.

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news

Margaret’s op-ed, “Harvey reinforces urgency of climate crisis,” is featured in Daily Hampshire Gazette, September 5, 2017.

Margaret wins 2016 EcoPreacher Contest for her sermon, “Sacred Earth, Sacred Trust.”

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Margaret leads a Christian ceremony of repentance for the Doctrine of Discovery, which is then burned and buried under a pine tree, as part of an Iroquois Peace Tree ceremony. The ceremony took place on October 7, 2017, at...


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