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Tim DeChristopherTim DeChristopher

Tim DeChristopher, a member of First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City, Utah, is the cofounder of Peaceful Uprising. He has been serving a two-year federal prison sentence for interfering with a government oil and gas lease auction in Utah in 2008. Upon his release to a halfway house as this issue was going to press, he will become First Unitarian Church’s director of social justice.


Activism is an act of faith
Our interconnectedness makes the powerless powerful, says a young UU activist in prison for interrupting an oil and gas lease auction.
By Tim DeChristopher 11.19.12