(RNS) — While white evangelicals have been some of the more vocal protesters of government restrictions on houses of worship during coronavirus, they have a long history of embracing outdoor worship.
(RNS) — It’s understandable to respond to the pandemic by discovering a connection to real food and getting in touch with nature. It might even put us back in touch with the humanity of others.
ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL, Pa. (RNS) — Inspired by Spain's popular pilgrimage, hikers from the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania are making their own "Appalachian Camino" this week on the piece of the Appalachian Trail winding through the diocese.
(RNS) — Nearly half of the estimated 14 million Americans going to camp this summer will be attending Christian camps.
OJAI, Calif. (RNS) — On a recent Sunday, 12 people walked silently among resilient, reborn wildflowers and then shared their thoughts, sang and prayed in a circle of blankets under an oak tree.
BOONVILLE, Mo. (RNS) — This winter celebration featuring trees, candles and wreaths predates Christianity.
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah (Deseret News) From Memorial Day to Labor Day each summer, hundreds of Christians live and work in more than 25 national and state parks across the country. The goal is to be there for people who may come to the park for fun but experience a spiritual awakening.
(RNS) U.S. counties with nicer weather and prettier natural surroundings see lower rates of religious affiliation, according to a new Baylor University study.
(RNS) The national ecumenical program encourages young adults, aged 18 to 35, to connect social and environmental justice activities with Franciscan teachings that stress the interconnectedness of creation.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Whether believers realize it or not, the trees near their houses of worship have religious roots. By Lisa Schencker.