On a cold Sunday afternoon in the low 20’s, twenty-two people of faith gathered to offer their aspirations, prayers, and song as a spiritual response to climate change. We gathered at Danny Mayfield Park in Knoxville. Our invited clergy and lay leaders led us in prayer: Kally Elliott, Presbyterian Campus Minister, Salah Abdul-Razacq of the Knoxville Muslim Community, and Rev. John Butler of the Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church. Taylor Allred of Westminster Presbyterian led us in song, including one of his own. We came together for highest worship of the Mystery. We went our own ways to continue our practice of honoring the Earth.
The picture was taken by our photographer Toby Rogers of the Crossville Friends Meeting.