Sign up for ProFuture Faith

This online discussion features material from eco-theologian and TEDx speaker, Michael Dowd, and is tailored for environmental activists (and wannabe activists) looking for a moral/spiritual foundation to supplement their secular activism.

Participants will stream a weekly 20-minute video and read a lesson emailed to them before attending the weekly Zoom discussions. A course video trailer is available here:

Thursday’s 7pm Group starts April 23 with Session 0 and April 30 with Session 1.

Sunday’s 5pm Group starts April 26 with Session 0 and May 3 with Session 1.

Session Topics:

Session 0 (Optional): Zoom “Icebreaker” Introductions and Equipment Check

Part 1 – Coming Home to Reality
Session 1:  Un-Trivializing God – Reality as Thou
Session 2:  The Purpose of Religion and Necessity of Science
Session 3:  The Epic of Evolution – A Cosmic Timeline
Session 4:  Thus Sayeth Reality – What is Inevitable; What is Needed
Part 2 – Practical Wisdom
Session 5:  Thus Sayeth Reality – What is Futile; What is Urgent
Session 6:  Why We Struggle – Un-Trivializing Mythic Wisdom
Session 7:  Impermanence and Death as Sacred – Embracing Limits
Session 8:  Staying Sane, Sober and Inspired in Contracting Times

Session 9:  Zoom Q&A with Michael Dowd

Sign up now by emailing Steve Hansen,, with your preference for either the Thursday night or Sunday night sessions.