Collaboration, Commitment, and Action Sat., March 30 in St. Louis, MO or Sat. April 27th in Columbia, MO Register for either (or both) here: https://www.css-elca.org/lrc Please share this flier with local houses of worship throughout this season of Resurrection: April27.2019 LRC Retreat 8.5×11 Poster Columbia 3/30 Schedule 8:00 – 8:30:  Gathering/   Registration 8:30-9:00:    OpeningRead More →

Unless – Lois Sorensen reflects on the parables of the bridesmaids and The Lorax.   Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday November 6-12, Year A (2023, 2026)Amos 5:18-24Psalm 701 Thessalonians 4:13-18Matthew 25:1-13 Karl Barth reportedly once said that we should preach as we “hold the Bible in one handRead More →

Sacrifice / Freedom / Obedience / Water – Emily Meyer encourages us to follow the lead of Indigenous Water Protectors – and young people around the country – so that future generations can offer one another a cup of cool water. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday June 26 –Read More →

A Community to Serve the Whole Earth – Tom Mundahl reflects on support, endurance, and hope for the challenges we face. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 12-18, Year A (2020, 2023, 2026) Exodus 19:2-8a Psalm 100 Romans 5:1-8 Matthew 9:35-10:8 In 2020 the arrival of the novelRead More →

Come and See – Tom Mundahl reflects on God’s gift of water. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Third Sunday in Lent, Year A (2017, 2020, 2023, 2026)Exodus 17:1-7Psalm 95Romans 5:1-11John 4:5-42 On the day of my ordination at First Lutheran Church, Little Falls, MN, in late September ofRead More →

What Hope Is There Unless We Address Our Consumption? – Tom Mundah reflects on the inequality of wealth. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday September 25 – October 1, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Amos 6:1a, 4-7 Psalm 146 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31  This week’s texts allRead More →

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Columbia, MO – Forty eight people participated in an intergenerational planting of native Missouri shrubs in our church’s Rain Garden to culminate our 2022 Earth Week theme, “Honoring Our Sacred Trust: Caring for God’s Creation Now and For Future Generations” https://www.saintandrewslutheran.org/Read More →

Rejecting Dominion – Dennis Ormseth reflects on our status as children of God. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the First Sunday in Lent, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 Luke’s version of the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness, as Luke TimothyRead More →

creation care group of Lutherans

From idea to team to movement: Central States Green Team Central States Synod voted to become a Lutherans Restoring Creation synod in June 2015 and empowered their LRC Mission Table to begin working on ways to help congregations care for creation through worship, education, buildings and grounds, discipleship and stewardship, and education. February 2016 theyRead More →