Neddy Astudillo is an eco-theologian, a graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and a candidate for a D.Min. on Eco-justice Ministries and Eco-spirituality at Drew University. Neddy, a Venezuelan-American, is the pastor of an Ecumenical (ELCA/PCUSA) Latino ministry in Beloit, Wisconsin. Neddy lives in Northern Illinois with her husband Tom Spaulding and their three teenagers, where they moved eleven years ago to help start the Angelic Organics Learning Center, an exciting and engaging place to learn about food, farming, and caring for the earth. As part of her doctoral program, Neddy has taught Eco-Theology in Latin American seminaries; Guatemala (CEDEPCA), Perú (AETE) & Bolivia (ISEAT). Neddy is a co-author of the NCCC Declaration “God’s Earth is Sacred”, and of its latest book: “God’s Earth is Sacred: Essays on Eco-Justice” (2011). Neddy was also published in David Rhoad’s book “Earth and Word: Classic Sermons on Saving the Planet”. Neddy shares her passion for God’s creation through worship, workshops and a Spanish website: