WATERwheel Archives

WATERwheel is WATER’s quarterly newsletter. WATERwheel has been produced since 1988 and contains a variety of articles, rituals, and lists of resources. Check out the current issue and the archives below.

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Current Issue: Vol 25 No 1

Archives

2016

Vol 24 No 3-4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Women Continue Crossing Worlds in Latin America”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu and Mallory Naake: “Inspired by Sojourner Truth Living the Dream”

Vol 24 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “A Pause in Religion as Usual”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “A Church for our Daughters”

Vol 24 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “WATER Makes Friends in Cuba”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Earth Day Prayer for April 22”

2015

Vol 23 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Along the Way to Justice”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Lighting the Holidays”

Vol 23 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Seismic Shifts, Religious Reflections”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Summer Blessing

Vol 23 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Amplifying Marginalized Voices”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Celebrating Women”

Vol 23 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Good Company in Guatemala City”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “You Are Home

2014

Vol 22 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Cheers to A Wonderful Retreat!”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Hand in Hand”

Vol 22 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Liberation Theologians’ Network: Our Theological Roots”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Goodbye Winter…Hello Spring!”

2013

Vol 22 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Sisterhood and Solidarity in Sweden and Iceland”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Litany of Gift-Giving”

Vol 22 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt & Diann L. Neu: “WATER Receives President’s Award from DignityUSA”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Rest at the Reflecting Pool”

2010

Vol 21 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “New Religious Leaders”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Give Thanks to Wise Women”

Vol 21 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Interns Make the World Go ‘Round”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Blessing A Summer Harvest”

Vol 21 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Mary Daly 1928-2010: A Biographical Sketch”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Rejoicing in Mary Daly: A Celebration of Her Life and Work”

2009

Vol 20 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Engaging Creative Feminist Ministers”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Blessed Are You…A Blessing for Feminist Ministers”

Vol 20 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Women Under Fire”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu & Anna B. Roeschley: “Intergenerational Circles: Loving Our Bodies, Our Selves”

2008

Vol 19 No 3-4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Religious Collusion”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu & Anna B. Roeschley: “The Feast of Brigit, February 1”

Vol 19 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Summer Forum 2008 – Moving Forward Together”
No Ritual

Vol 19 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “The Feminist Art of Silence”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Prayers for Compassion”

2007

Vol 18 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Women-Church Looks Forward and Back”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Eucharistic Banquet of Divine Wisdom

Vol 18 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Religious Renaissance”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Prayers for Living”

Vol 18 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Leadership on the Rise!”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “A Springtime Meal: The Renewal of Life”

2006

Vol 18 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “The Power of Religious Language”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Seasons of Survival: Blessings and Prayers for Women with Cancer”

2005

Vol 17 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Archives in Action”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “We Walk in Solidarity”

Vol 17 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Ten Years of the Feminist Liberation Theologians’ Network”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu, in collaboration with Ginger Luke, Ami Gaston, & Amari Pearson-Fields: “A Ceremony of Memory and Hope: A Feminist Interfaith Ritual of Remembrance, Healing, and Empowerment”

Vol 17 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Ministry Today”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu, with music by Marsie Silvestro: “A Feminist Eucharist: Honoring Women Who Break Bread and Do Justice”

Vol 17 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Feminism”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Cries for Justice”

2003

Vol 16 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Let’s Talk – Intergenerational Conversations”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Women’s Wisdom for Peace and Healing”

Vol 16 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Better to Marry?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Ceremony of Hearts”

Vol 16 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “WATER at Twenty”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu, Cindy Lapp, & Barbara Cullom: “Liturgy of Thanksgiving for 20 Years”

Vol 16 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Twenty Years of WATER: What Difference Does it Make?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “A Feminist Funeral: In Memory of Her”

2002

Vol 15 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Religious Feminists Wage Peace”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu and Mary E. Hunt: “Women Pray for Peace”

Vol 15 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Shoulder to Feminist Theological Shoulder”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Peace for the Children of the World”

Vol 15 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Just A Gesture”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Breaking Bread for Healing and Change”

Vol 15 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “‘Your Silence Will Not Protect You'”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Walking With Truth-Tellers”

2001

Vol 14 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Faith-Based Inertia”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Blessed Are the Peacemakers”

Vol 14 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “A Call For Moral Creativity”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Peace, Peace, Peace”

Vol 14 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Cuba: So Near Yet So Far Away”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Honoring Women Friends”

Vol 14 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Beauty in All Its Glory”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Walk In Beauty”

2000

Vol 13 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Slow Progress”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Welcome Spring Renewal”

Vol 13 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Time and Again”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Hallowed Be the Turning into Darkness”

Vol 13 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Spiritually Just”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Spirituality of Valiant Women”

Vol 13 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Apologies Are In Order”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Come Sophia-Spirit”

1999

Vol 12 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Where Do We Start?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “All Shall Be Well Again”

Vol 12 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Retreat to Advance”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “We Are All Saints”

Vol 12 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “In the Name of the Father”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Daughters and Fathers: Ties that Bind”

Vol 12 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Religious Communities”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Water to Make All Things New”

1998

Vol 11 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Power: A Feminist Theological View”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Social Love as Social Justice”

Vol 11 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “What a Difference a Decade Makes”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Thanks to Valiant Women”

Vol 11 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Fifteen Years of WATER”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Praise the Spirit of Faithful Women”

Vol 11 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Enough Already: Distractions to Justice”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Called to Heal”

1997

Vol 10 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Of An Index”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “We Are A Wheel”

Vol 10 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “How A Garden Grows”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Shared Garden Liturgies”

Vol 10 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Pluralism, Oh Pluralism”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “A Gathering of Communities”

Vol 10 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “What’s Prayer Got to Do With It?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Come, Pray With Us”

1996

Vol 9 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “To Your Health”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Change of Life: Journey Through Menopause”

Vol 9 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Whither the Common Good?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Break the Silence”

Vol 9 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Cyber Heaven?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Sabbath: A Celebration of Time”

Vol 9 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Beauty and the Body”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Praise Our Bodies”

1995

Vol 8 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “All Our Children”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “A Welcoming and Naming Ceremony for a Child”

Vol 8 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Feminist Ministry”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Praised Be Feminist Ministers”

Vol 8 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Beijing: Before, If, and After”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “The World Through Women’s Eyes: A Liturgy of Song and Empowerment”

Vol 8 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Just Stop It”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Think Green: Hope For Planet Earth”

1994

Vol 7 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “The Urgency of Being Religious”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Liberating Love for Justice”

Vol 7 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Sexual Integrity”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Coming Out: Coming Home”

Vol 7 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Reimagining Reimagining”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Our Work: Weaving Women Together”

Vol 7 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Longing for Belonging”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Let Justice Roll Down Like Water…”

1993

Vol 6 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Re-Imagining: I Wish You Had Been There”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Celebrating Women’s Power”

Vol 6 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “What’s Right With This Picture?”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Choosing Women: A Croning Ceremony”

Vol 6 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Weaving Change with a New Loom”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “From Developing Girl to Changing Woman: A Celebration of Menses”

Vol 6 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “After Audre Lorde”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “We Are All Daughters: Healing the Daughter/Mother Relationship”

1992

Vol 5 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “On The Index”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Women in Politics: Make a Difference”

Vol 5 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “When There Is No Justice”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Telling Love’s Story: Remembering and Responding to AIDS”

Vol 5 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Religious Rights and Wrongs”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Deep Peace of Changing Seasons To You”

Vol 5 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Let All People Say ‘Amen'”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Re-Igniting Fires of Justice”

1991

Vol 4 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Trust Women”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “You Are Not Alone”

Vol 4 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Tears In Our Eyes”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Winter Solstice: From the Womb of Night”

Vol 4 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Goddess Bless You”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “In Praise of Women’s Harvest”

Vol 4 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Ecumenism Begins At Home”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Like Drops of WATER”

1990

Vol 3 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Peace, Yesterday”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Come To Waters of Peace”

Vol 3 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Medals on Our Blouses? A Feminist Theological Look at Women in Combat”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Harvesting Peace”

Vol 3 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Defining ‘Women-Church'”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Bless This House”

Vol 3 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Where Charity and Love Are Not”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Weaving the Threads of Women’s Lives”

1989

Vol 2 No 4
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Distracted From Hope”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Women Crossing Worlds: In Solidarity and Friendship”

Vol 2 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Food, Glorious Food”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Come, Sister Wisdom: An Advent Blessing”

Vol 2 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Agents With Integrity”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Standing With Women Making Reproductive Choices”

Vol 2 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Women Crossing Worlds – A Feminist Model of Mission”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “In Praise of Hands”

1988

Vol 1 No 3
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Stories of Trouble and Beauty Are Told”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Feminist Farewell: In Memory of Her”

Vol 1 No 2
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Limited Partners”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu and Mary E. Hunt: “The Saving Grace of Fun”

Vol 1 No 1
Lead Article by Mary E. Hunt: “Making Moral Sense Before, During and After AIDS”
Ritual by Diann L. Neu: “Prayer of Directions”