Hi, I'm Victoria.
Thank you for finding me!
I'm guessing that you, too, are an edge-walker concerned with repairing the broken conversation with an alive and sacred world. We need to stay connected in this emerging spiritual ecology movement. I look forward to meeting you!
Through my book, Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred, and the transformational wild-spirituality organizations, I've helped to midwife into practice, I hope we can find ways to connect.
TheWild invites us
into the Sacred.
Have you heard the call of the wild ?
Have you experienced a mystical connection with God, with Mystery, with the soul of the world by listening and responding to the creatures and places around you? What if we really did belong to this beloved community that expands beyond our species? What if this Conversation was the song of the Wild Christ?
The Sacred invites us
into the Wild, too.
The call into wilderness is not simply a metaphor.
Ancient scriptures recount story after story of people who,
at pivotal times in history, are called into the actual living wilderness.
By the Sacred, by God. On purpose.
As cultural and biological systems collapse around us,
a WILD SPIRITUALITY, intimate re-connection with Earth as sacred,
is needed for our personal and collective transformation.
It is a remembering that
we belong to a much larger love story.
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Victoria is working on her next books. You can support her writing and follow her for early release of chapters, bi-weekly blogs and monthly wild happy hours on Zoom.
Under contract with Broadleaf Press are:
A Field Guide to Church of the Wild: stories, ideas, resources for creating a wild church in your bio-region. Release Date: 2024
Wild Spirituality: How the land, Spirit and your own soul invite you to step into your particular role in the Great Turning, to be released in 2025.
Podcasts & Stories
NPR: Earth and Spirit
Talking to the Rivers, Listening to the Wind and Stars
"In this conversation, we explore . . . our place in nature as an essential part of spiritual belonging and how to restore the great, necessary conversation between us, the divine, and the more-than-human world."
THE LITURGISTS PODCAST
Church of the Wild
Victoria and Michael Gungor enter into a vibrant conversation around the deep connection humans have with their place and the beings who share life with them.
CREATION JUSTICE MINISTRIES
Restoring Sacred Relationship with Earth with Rev. Victoria Loorz
"The new story is rooted in a worldview of belonging—a way of being human that acts as if we belong to a community larger than our own family, race, class, and culture, and larger even than our own species."
Church of the Wild is a way of connecting with the Sacred through Nature. It is an intentional re-membering ourselves back into the grand conversation, the great love story of aliveness.
And calling that church.
Encounters with particular beings or places are opportunities to learn the language of connection, invitations into relationship...
with the more-than-human-Others,
with the Sacred Presence
and with our own Souls.
Eco-spiritual direction is a spiritual companionship that includes the voices of the more-than-human Others, restoring the sacred conversation holding together all things.
Even your own life.