Food matters for personal, public, and planetary well-being
As individuals and as congregations, we recognize the need to examine the impact of our food choices and our practices and make changes that will lighten the burden we place on the world.We also…Continue
Nate Walker is proud to serve as the minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, where they have welcomed over 160 new members in the last four years. In 2009 he gave the John Murray Distinguished Lecture and in November 2011 Nate will join former UUA President John Buehrens to give the Minns Lecture.
Last fall the UU World featured his proposal to create a code of ethics for Monsanto, the world’s largest producer of genetically modified seeds. Nate’s national activism on issues of gay rights, ethical eating, and finance reform has been featured by the New York Times, Mother Jones, AirAmerica, Village Voice, Chronicle of Higher Education, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Reverend Nate is a doctoral candidate in Law, Education and Religion at Columbia University. He is currently serving as President of UUPLAN – the Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network.
As a scholar of church-state relations, Reverend Nate is the co-editor of the forthcoming book, “Whose God Rules?” with the foreword by former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. Additional contributors include Alan Dershowitz, Martha Nussbaum, Kent Greenawalt, William Schultz, and other dignitaries. Macmillan Press will publish it on December 6, 2011. For more details visit www.WhoseGodRules.com.
General Assembly delegates passed their first major item of business Friday morning, approving a Statement of Conscience on Ethical Eating. The statement had been in the works for three years, having been proposed at GA 2008…Continue