september, 2018

22sepAll Day23Protecting our Sacred Water: A Gathering at the Headwaters


Event Details

Join Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light, Minnesota Council of Churches and others as we bring an interfaith voice to the Mississippi Headwaters.

RSVP here:

Together we’ll honor this source of life, celebrate the lakes and rivers of Minnesota, and build relationships to carry us forward in protecting these sacred waters.

The weekend will culminate with a vigil at the Mississippi Headwaters in which leaders from every major faith tradition will affirm the sacred nature of water and our moral commitment to protecting life.

Friday evening / Saturday ~ Group vans travel to Bemidji from Twin Cities / Duluth; arrive and set up camp at Itasca State Park

Saturday 9/22 from 1 to 4 PM ~ Field trips in northern MN; Workshops at the group camp (pipeline tour; wild rice & cultural tour; renewable energy on Native Lands; Language)

Saturday 9/22 from 5 to 10 PM ~ Community Meal and gathering at Lake Ozawindib Group Center

Sunday 9/23 from 12 to 4 PM ~ Vigil at Mississippi Headwaters ~ Enter from Mary Gibbs Visiter Center

TRANSPORTATION: Carpools are being organized from the Twin Cities and Duluth, or travel on your own. RSVP to sign up for car-pool:

ACCOMMODATIONS: People will be camping at Itasca State Park at the Ozawindib group camp. Some folks are finding hotels on their own. RSVP to sign up with the group:


september 22 (Saturday) - 23 (Sunday)


Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light

2104 Stevens Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404