MayDay: Collaborative Civic Celebration Art
Every year, beginning in February with community meetings, and culminating on the first Sunday in May, we wrestle with big issues and big ideas through community dialogue, art-making and play. Each year Mayday needs and invites many people to work together, crafting relationships that weave our community together in surreptitious ways.
Mayday has grown into an essential community ritual for holding pain and releasing possibility and pure joy. It sometimes demands deep Introspection and Silence, sometimes Big Ruckus. It is both difficult and really super fun!
We pray for a foundation of reverence and gratitude for Water as we face the complex issues of Water at the core of many challenging environmental and human rights situations. It is possible that the peace of this century will be waged by the way we share and protect the Water.more...