Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War: An Agenda for Action

September 23, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hadley Farms Meeting House

41 Russell St.

Hadley, MA

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Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War: An Agenda for Action

A Symposium on Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hadley Farms Meeting House 41 Russell St, Hadley, MA


Bill McKibben

Nitin Damle American College of Physicians

Michael Klare Peace and World Security Studies Program, Five Colleges

Jennifer Leaning Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Zia Mian Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University

Ira Helfand Physicians for Social Responsibility

Marty Nathan Climate Action Now

John Loretz International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

Margaret will serve as moderator on a panel discussion of climate change and conflict, and will lead a workshop on inspiring and supporting faith communities to take action.

To register for this all-day symposium, please click HERE.

Spiritual resilience and resistance: Practices for Keeping a Peaceful Heart

September 28, 2017

6:30-8:30 p.m.


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Margaret will lead a free evening workshop on spiritual resilience and resistance as part of the curriculum of the brand-new school: The Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership Classes are free, but advance registration is required.  Stay tuned for registration information! "Spiritual resilience and resistance: Practices for keeping a peaceful heart" In our busy lives, how do we avoid getting burned out and overwhelmed? How do we handle our anger, fear, and grief? What spiritual practices can help sustain our efforts to renew the web of life and to create a more just society? This evening retreat will explore a framework for the heart to help us become healers filled with compassion, energy, and hope. All classes are free! We do one thing. Well. We teach movement building skills. Class after class, week after week, month after month.   We prepare social change leaders to win movement struggles.  Join us. Email for help at or call (413) 238-1280. We’re happy to help!

“Listening to Native Voices: Standing Rock is Everywhere”

October 7, 2017

10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Agape Community

2062 Greenwich Road

Hardwick, MA

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Agape's Francis Day celebration will be held on Saturday, October 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Special guests include Chief Arvol Looking Horse of the Lakota Sioux, Standing Rock, who will lead a sacred pipe ceremony, Paula Horne-Mullen, and Beatrice Menase Kwe Jackson, who will lead a sacred water ceremony. Bring your own lunch.  We expect hundreds of people, so please arrive early, for parking. More details to follow. The Agape Community is dedicated to radical non-violence and witness, service to community, and voluntary simplicity. For a flyer, click FrancisDay2017-7.

“Spiritual resilience in a time of climate crisis”

October 10, 2017 to October 12, 2017

Holy Family Retreat & Conference Center

303 Tunxis Rd

West Hartford, CT 06107

(860) 521-0440

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Margaret will lead the annual retreat for clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut.

Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

October 22, 2017

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

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral

690 Burrard St.

Vancouver, B.C., CANADA


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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.

“Contemplative Ecology: Landscapes of the Soul”

October 23, 2017 to October 25, 2017

Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre

14500 Silver Valley Road

Maple Ridge, British Columbia


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Margaret will lead The Bishop's Annual Clergy Retreat for the Diocese of New Westminster, which will be held at Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, CANADA.

Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost

October 29, 2017

8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

St. Mark's Cathedral

1245 10th Avenue East

Seattle, WA 98102

(206) 323-0300

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Margaret will preach at the 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. services of Holy Eucharist at St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, Washington.

Easter Vigil

March 31, 2018

7:00 p.m.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

335 Longmeadow St.

Longmeadow, MA 01106

(413) 567-5901

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At St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Longmeadow, MA, Margaret will preach at the 7:00 p.m. Easter Vigil service. This annual celebration unites Christians of several denominations in a shared worship service.