Blessing of all Water and Healing of Wounded Places

Join us for the blessing of all water + a healing of wounded places with Trebbe Johnson* as we celebrate Earth Day at Church of the Woods!

Schedule of Events

9 am ~ service of contemplation & Communion

11 am ~ Blessing of the Waters (to include our new well!)

12 pm ~ 3pm  Bring your own picnic lunch & time on your own (a walk in the woods on our recently blazed trails, some light work projects around Church of the Woods, a visit to the near-by Canterbury Village, etc.)

3pm - service of Compassion and Healing of Wounded Places with Trebbe Johnson, followed by Communication.

What to bring

~ Your own picnic lunch & beverage

~ Your own special water sample to mingle and receive blessings with others' water

~ Your own photo, memory, small token, etc. of a place/land you would like to mourn and heal during Trebbe's afternoon program

No charge for any portion of this day

Church of the Woods location (92 Foster Rd, Canterbury):,+Canterbury,+NH/@43.1921255,-71.5901985,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x89e2728b5fc738e9:0x35bf634b99006d54!8m2!3d43.3541581!4d-71.5307309?hl=en&authuser=0 

* Trebbe Johnson is the founder and executive director of "Radical Joy for Hard Times," a worldwide community of people dedicated to bringing meaning, beauty, and value to places that have been damaged by human or natural acts. She is the author of The World Is a Waiting Lover and 101 Ways to Make Guerrilla Beauty, plus her new book, Aphrodite at the Landfill, which will be published this fall. Her articles about people’s emotional and spiritual relationship with nature have appeared in Orion, Sierra, Ecopsychology, The Ecologist, The Nation, Harper’s, and other magazines. Trebbe lives with her husband in rural northeastern Pennsylvania, a region currently under exploitation by natural gas companies.