Neddy Astudillo, Venezuelan eco-theologian and Presbyterian pastor, since 2018 coordinates the outreach of GreenFaith (an international multi-religious organization) to the faith communities in Latin America and Latinas in the United States. Neddy obtained his Doctorate in Ministry from Drew University's “Greening the Church” and since then has taught eco-theology courses at seminaries in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, and the United States. In 1998 with her husband, Neddy co-founded the Angelic Organics Learning Center, a nonprofit organization based on an Illinois community organic farm, where people connect with sustainable agriculture, healthy food, and caring for the earth. His writings have been published in a variety of media, including workingpreacher.org; Earth and Word: Classic Sermons on Saving the Planet; she is co-author of God's Earth is Sacred: Essays on Eco-Justice. In 2017, the Juan A. Mackay Chair of Latin American Theology at the Latin American Biblical University published his paper “Forging a new Reformation from the Earth” and in 2019, Neddy was published in “Kairos for creation: Confessing Hope for the Earth”, a publication of eco-theologians and ethicists d e everyone recommending to the World Council of Churches to declare a "Decade for the healing of creation." In 2020 Neddy received the annual award from Presbyterians for Earth Care for her commitment to Environmental Justice.
Dr. Daniel O. Aleshire
The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)