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Earth, spirit intertwine

Ecology group, church team up

Katharine Garnett, 9, of Madison, Conn., held her dog, Chester, as minister Nancy Haverington offered a blessing during the blessing of the animals ceremony at the First Parish Church of Newbury this month. Katharine Garnett, 9, of Madison, Conn., held her dog, Chester, as minister Nancy Haverington offered a blessing during the blessing of the animals ceremony at the First Parish Church of Newbury this month. (Lisa Poole for The Boston Globe)
By Gillian Swart
Globe Correspondent / October 23, 2008

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Environmentalists and a church rooted in tradition may seem like an unlikely combination, but there is a movement afoot in Newbury to use the pulpit as a forum for environmental as well as social justice. (Full article: 823 words)

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