Feminist Liberation Theologians' Network at AAR

Join us during the AAR Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD for the Feminist Liberation Theologians' Network Meeting (M22-300), Friday November 22, 2013 from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM at the Hilton Baltimore-Key 5. All are welcome.

Meehyun Chung Winner of Marga Bührig Award 2013

WATER congratulates feminist liberation theologian colleague Meehyun Chung for receiving the Marga Bührig Award October 2013 in Basel, Switzerland, for her book, Reis und Wasser: Eine feministische Theologie in Korea (Rice and Water: A Feminist Theology in Korea, Frank & Timme, 2012). The award from the Marga Bührig Foundation is given to researchers and authors whose works represent an original contribution to the field of feminist liberation theology and have socio-political relevance.

Happy 80th Birthday Renate Rose!

Renate Rose is a longtime WATER friend and colleague. She is ordained in the United Church of Christ. She has taught scripture in the Philippines where she lived for several years. We wish her well for the years ahead. Have a great celebration at the Haus Friedborn in Rickenbach, Germany where Renate now lives.

November 20 Teleconference with Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA"Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation” Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1 -2 PM EST Audio Recording Here Cynthia Moe-Lobeda holds a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from Union Theological Seminary. She lectures and consults internationally and nationally on matters of climate justice, economic globalization, white privilege, moral agency, Earth ethics, public church, and theologies related to these concerns. RSVP by sending an email with the words “Register Me Teleconference” by Tuesday, November 19, 2013 to waterstaff@waterwomensalliance.org in order to receive dial-in information.

WATER Welcomes Loretto Volunteers

WATER hosted the DC Loretto Volunteers on their annual “Take Your Housemate to Work Day.” We were the first stop as they visited their various placement sites. The group shared information about WATER as well as Cathy’s birthday cake!

October 2013 Ritual: Domestic Violence Awareness: Women Breaking Silence

By Diann L. Neu | Women and girls of all ages, economic status, race, religion, nationality, and/or educational backgrounds are at risk for domestic violence.

Happy 30th Anniversary, Women-Church Convergence!

“Over the last 30 years Women-Church Convergence has worked to change unjust practices and structures within Church and Society. W-CC is a place where divergent Catholic feminist views can be brought to the table and all can be heard. We support each other with courage, laughter, and blessings in this work.” - Donna Quinn

October 2013 Ritual: Breast Cancer Month: Litany of Solidarity

By Diann L. Neu | Let every woman hear: I am with you; you are not alone.