Albuquerque Mennonite Church and the Western District Conference of the Mennonite Church USA licensed Todd Wynward of Taos, NM, as a minister for watershed discipleship in early 2014. Todd is pictured with his wife, Peg Bartlett during a laying on of hands. Todd will spearhead the Watershed Way Initiative, a network of faith communities in the Southwest that make a long term covenant with each other to alter habits, innovate systems and live more lightly on the earth.

To join the initiative in the Mountain States region or find out how this might serve as a model for your own region, email Todd Wynward at