The Rev. Sally Beth Stone Shore grew up in central NC, graduated from the University of North Carolina, and served in the US Peace Corps (Mali) as a forestry volunteer. She was ordained to the Unitarian Universalist ministry in after receiving her M.Div (2012) from Meadville Lombard Theological School. Shore also holds an MS in Environmental Science from UNC (1994.) She is in final fellowship with the UUA and has served 6 UU congregations, most recently Brevard, NC, where she was interim minister 2019-20. Currently she consults as a professional Appreciative Inquiry facilitator and trainer and will receive an M.S. in Positive Organization Development next month from Case Western Reserve University.
She views ministry as a natural extension and expansion of her environmentalism–practicing love for the earth and its inhabitants. Other loves are gardening, bicycling, music, her husband of 30 years, and their 3 adult children. You can find her blogposts at https://heartofwaraba.com/hope/.
It’s Earth Day once again, but with the pandemic into its 3rd year, deep social fissures, and the effects of climate change upon us in the form of fires and floods, many of us may not be taking much notice, leave alone feeling like celebrating. … read more.