The Common Good

Jim Antal

The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal is Minister and President of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ, and former Executive Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.  He provides national leadership as a climate activist for the United Church of Christ. 

Blog Posts by Jim Antal

Posted by Jim Antal 1 year 22 weeks ago
On Ash Wednesday 2013, civil rights legend Julian Bond and I found ourselves crammed into a prisoner transportation vehicle. We had just been arrested for protesting the Keystone XL pipeline at the...
Posted by Jim Antal, Rabbi Arthur Waskow 1 year 40 weeks ago
God’s creation is in danger; and to call upon the powers of the world to heal it, God’s people are prepared to go to jail. Perhaps most famously in our recent history, the startling sight of a...
Posted by Jim Antal 1 year 44 weeks ago
My wrist was cuffed to the White House fence next to the wrist of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Our nation’s chief climate scientist James Hanson stood next to me; Daryl Hannah sat in front of us. A few...