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Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire Publishes New Book Dedicated to Lutherans Restoring Creation and it's Founder, David Rhoads

Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire Publishes New Book Dedicated to Lutherans Restoring Creation and it’s Founder, David Rhoads

The Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire, Lutherans Restoring Creation (LRC) Advisory Board member, has published a new book dedicated to ...
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Renewal: Stories from America's Religious Environmental Movement

Renewal: Stories from America’s Religious Environmental Movement

www.renewalproject.net (Eight feature stories from a variety of faith traditions) ...
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An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth

www.climatecrisis.net ...
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If there’s global warming, why is it so cold? (video)

If there's global warming, why is it so cold? (video) ...
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Climate Change and Poverty in the Household of God

Climate Change and Poverty in the Household of God

Climate Change and Poverty in the Household of God by Brian E. Konkol Brian Konkol served in South Africa as ELCA ...
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Resources for preaching on climate change

Resources for preaching on climate change

Resources for preaching on climate change from A New Awakening, an ecumenical movement for climate solutions ...
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Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections

Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections

Take yourself, your class, or your congregation on a journey that explores the intersections between climate change and hunger. These ...
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Youth Gather and We All Grow!

Youth Gather and We All Grow!

Back in the summer of 2018 hundreds of youth and group leaders visited our Lutherans Restoring Creation space in the ...
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Reflections from The Bible to the Frontlines - Stony Point Retreat Center, August 2019

Reflections from The Bible to the Frontlines – Stony Point Retreat Center, August 2019

 Lutherans Restoring Creation partnered with Presbyterians for Earth Care for their bi-annual conference at Stony Point Retreat Center in NY ...
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Public Witness: from hand-wringing to actively loving neighbor

Public Witness: from hand-wringing to actively loving neighbor

The 2019 ELCA Advocacy Convening (April 29 - May 1)  gathered over 100 lay and rostered  leaders to be trained ...
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This is Church and You Are Needed Inside & Out

This is Church and You Are Needed Inside & Out

Watch this message from our churchwide leaders and fellow members across the country who recognize the tough, uncomfortable work of ...
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Certificate in Climate Justice & Faith at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

Certificate in Climate Justice & Faith at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

Announcing a new, non-degree eco-justice learning program with Lutheran theological foundations and on-going nourishment from a cohort-based model to ensure ...
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Eco-Reformation & Environmental Justice: In Word & Deed

Eco-Reformation & Environmental Justice: In Word & Deed

The Grace Gathering ran parallel to the 2016 Churchwide Voting Assembly in New Orleans. The goal in gathering was to ...
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Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)

Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)

Preaching the Adventure of Passion – Robert Saler reflects on being a listening church. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common ...
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Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) in Year A (Mundahl)

Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) in Year A (Mundahl)

Offering Life for the World - Tom Mundahl reflects on Christ's suffering and death. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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Fifth Sunday of Lent (March 29, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)

Fifth Sunday of Lent (March 29, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)

Can These Bones Live? - Tom Mundahl reflects on the cost of transitioning to a creation-normed economy ...
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Perspectives on Animals as Food

Perspectives on Animals as Food

July 2021 Connections Call Recording & Related Resources: Hear as Sarah & Brandon Bowers describe their methods of raising animals ...
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Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year B (Carr21)

Sunday June 26 – July 2 in Year B (Carr21)

God Does Not Desire That Creatures Suffer  - Amy Carr reflects on waiting and suffering, fairness and balance. Care for ...
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Interview with Bishop Eaton

Interview with Bishop Eaton

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offered the sermon for our Good Shepherd Sunday service in celebration of Earth Day 2021.  As the ...
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Intro Webinar for Congregations Making a Covenant with Creation

Intro Webinar for Congregations Making a Covenant with Creation

"Creation Care" is more than just "being green."  Integrating a lens of eco-justice is not only critical in order to ...
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"A Lutheran Wave of Prayer for Creation and Justice" 3/11 @ 11

“A Lutheran Wave of Prayer for Creation and Justice” 3/11 @ 11

We hope you will join us on March 11, 2021, alongside peoples and communities of all faith backgrounds, to raise ...
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Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)

Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)

Listen in to our discussion with Ruth Ivory-Moore, ELCA’s Program Director, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility Focus: Just Transitions What ...
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First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)

First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)

Coming Down to Earth - Tom Mundahl reflects on our vocation to make earth a hospitable household for all. Care ...
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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)

For Those Who Are in Christ, Creation Is New! - Dennis Ormseth reflects on driving out the demon of climate change ...
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Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)

Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)

This Changes Everything: No Longer Business as Usual - Dennis Ormseth reflects on Jesus inviting the common folk to join him ...
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Carbon Fee (and Dividend) Resolution Passed at Churchwide (2019)

Carbon Fee (and Dividend) Resolution Passed at Churchwide (2019)

The following Synod Resolution was passed by the SC Synod of Wisconsin and passed at Churchwide Assembly in 2019.  See ...
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Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)

Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)

Thinking about the Unthinkable - Tom Mundahl reflects on our desert struggle in the time of climate crisis. Care for ...
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First Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)

First Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)

Stay Alert with Hope; and Beware the Consumers of Christmas. - Tom Mundahl reflects on hope, watching, and serving. Care ...
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Sunday November 13-19 in Year A (Ormseth)

Sunday November 13-19 in Year A (Ormseth)

Claiming the Future as Precious Gifts of People and Land. - Dennis Ormseth reflects on acting boldly for restoration and healing ...
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Pastor Booker Vance

Pastor Booker Vance

Pastor Vance (62) is the Policy Outreach Coordinator for Elevate Energy.  He is a native of Houston, TX. He attended ...
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How do you bring up climate change in church?

How do you bring up climate change in church?

There are so many examples from our brothers and sisters across the nation sharing exciting and authentic ways of conversing ...
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Henry Huntington

Henry Huntington

henryphuntington at gmail dot com 23834 The Clearing Dr. Eagle River, AK  99577 (907) 696-3564 Current Position/Vocation/Location Arctic Science Director, ...
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First Lutheran in Decorah Signs Paris Pledge

First Lutheran in Decorah Signs Paris Pledge

by Sarah Webb, Iowa Interfaith Power & Light First Lutheran in Decorah signed the Paris Pledge, joining other congregations across ...
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ELCA Lutheran Steven Beumer one of twelve "Faith Leaders for Climate"  honored by White House as a "Champion for Change"

ELCA Lutheran Steven Beumer one of twelve “Faith Leaders for Climate” honored by White House as a “Champion for Change”

On Monday, July 20th, 2015, the White House recognized twelve people of faith as “Champions of Change” for their efforts ...
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Heidi Ann Michelsen

Heidi Ann Michelsen

I´m currently an administrator and professor for the study abroad program of Valparaiso University,  (Praxis Center) located in Costa Rica.  ...
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Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year A (Ormseth)

Sunday June 26 – July 2 in Year A (Ormseth)

Righteousness and Justice for All Creation! - Dennis Ormseth  reflects on true prophets. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  ...
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Skip the Grid

Skip the Grid

Skip the Grid is an initiative focused on bringing solar power to health care systems and other critical infrastructure in West Africa. Most clinics and many ...
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Sunday July 3-9 in Year A (Carr20)

Sunday July 3-9 in Year A (Carr20)

Taking on Rationalization - Amy Carr reflects on donkeys facing war horses. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  ...
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Tools for Talking and Listening

Tools for Talking and Listening

Being church together doesn't have to mean we have one mind.  Listening to the Holy Spirit within each of our ...
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Confused about our way forward?

Confused about our way forward?

As there has been continuing conversation and controversy emerging since Michael Moore's film: Planet of the Human, we decided to ...
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Lutheran Responses to Fossil Fuel Dependency

Lutheran Responses to Fossil Fuel Dependency

Some of us bemoan the fact that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has not committed to entirely divest from ...
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2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future

2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future

2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future During the months leading up to the August ...
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Do we Stay Home and DO nothing?

Do we Stay Home and DO nothing?

The general call to to action is simply: "Stay Home".   However, many can't heed that call, even if they wanted ...
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Advocacy vs. Politics

Advocacy vs. Politics

Thanks to Tracey DePasquale, Director of Lutheran Advocacy Ministry of Pennsylvania who joined our Connections Call on May 6th, 2020  ...
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Second and Third Sundays of Easter (April 19 & 26, 2020) in Year A (Utphall)

Second and Third Sundays of Easter (April 19 & 26, 2020) in Year A (Utphall)

Needing New Life:  Nick Utphall reflects on Easter, Earth Day's 50th anniversary, and coronavirus. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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Food - Faith - Farming

Food – Faith – Farming

Since there are so many members of our ELCA community who live in agricultural areas and we all depend on ...
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Finding Community in our Holy Waters During a Time of Isolation

Finding Community in our Holy Waters During a Time of Isolation

While many are anxious and isolated during this time of response to a pandemic, we offer these reflections on this ...
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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart

Video-stream a Care-for-Creation-themed worship for the whole community: explore samples and resources here. Ask your Council to commit to a ...
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*Carbon Pricing: Suggested Resolution for 2021*

*Carbon Pricing: Suggested Resolution for 2021*

The Board of Directors of Lutherans Restoring Creation has unanimously endorsed the resolution (see here) adopted by Upper Iowa River ...
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Oceans: Vast & Fragile

Oceans: Vast & Fragile

This past fall,  Lutherans Restoring Creation helped facilitate an Ocean Leadership Training event at the New England Aquarium along with ...
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Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

As we prepare for the season of Lent, share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship committee, Church Council ...
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Connections Call: What is Our Response?

Connections Call: What is Our Response?

As part of our Connections Calls, we get to hear feedback from representatives who work in various expressions of the ...
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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (January 28 - February 3) in Year A (Ormseth)

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (January 28 – February 3) in Year A (Ormseth)

Empowered in God's love for the creation. - Dennis Ormseth reflects on Micah 6 and the beatitudes of Matthew 5 ...
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Creation Care Ambassador Program

Creation Care Ambassador Program

We are thrilled to announce that, through an ongoing partnership between the ELCA and ecoAmerica's Blessed Tomorrow, a  Creation Care ...
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Light for Madrid - A Devotional

Light for Madrid – A Devotional

Thanks to the work of Green Shepherd, Lisa Brenskelle,  there is a way for your congregation to hold a gathering ...
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Sunday October 16-22 in Year C

Sunday October 16-22 in Year C

God’s presence and blessing are the source of our care for creation - Tom Mundahl reflects on Jacob wrestling with God ...
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What Does A Strike for Climate Look Like?

What Does A Strike for Climate Look Like?

The Global Climate Strike (9/20 thru 27) was an opportunity for many people of faith to lift up their voices ...
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Sunday August 14 - 20 in Year C

Sunday August 14 – 20 in Year C

Hard Sayings of Jesus: Blessing or Naming? - Robert Saler reflects on Luke 12:49-56 Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year A (Carr20)

Sunday July 31 – August 6 in Year A (Carr20)

Incline Your Ear and Listen Carefully - Amy Carr reflects on our response to grief, anguish, and the temptation to ...
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So We Can Restore Creation

So We Can Restore Creation

While caring for the environment can feel overwhelming, it’s when we stand together, each doing our part, that we find ...
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Sunday June 5 – 11 in Year C (Ormseth)

Sunday June 5 – 11 in Year C (Ormseth)

“Generosity over scarcity, brokenness in the face of denial, and hope in the place of despair.” Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary—Year C by ...
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Tools for Talking and Acting on Climate with Faith-based Language

Tools for Talking and Acting on Climate with Faith-based Language

Blessed Tomorrow's Moving Forward Guide ecoAmerica helps leaders from the local government, the public health sector, and faith-based cohorts figure ...
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Missouri Lutherans Caring for Creation: 3/30 & 4/27

Missouri Lutherans Caring for Creation: 3/30 & 4/27

Collaboration, Commitment, and Action Sat., March 30 in St. Louis, MO or Sat. April 27th in Columbia, MO Register for ...
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CA - March for Fossil Fuel Freedom 3/16-18

CA – March for Fossil Fuel Freedom 3/16-18

A request from Kim Acker,  member at University Lutheran Church in Palo Alto, to be public witness: On March 16-18, ...
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What to do for Spring in 2019?

What to do for Spring in 2019?

We know you don't need an excuse to celebrate and protect the Earth... but sometimes knowing that similar projects are ...
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Voices from the ELCA - Caring for Creation Today

Voices from the ELCA – Caring for Creation Today

[vimeo 301256430 w=640 h=360] God's work. Our hands. from ecoAmerica on Vimeo. ELCA churches across the country are working to ...
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Living the Change: A Tool Connected to Many Faiths

Living the Change: A Tool Connected to Many Faiths

GreenFaith has helped pull together leaders from various religions across the globe to recognize our common concern for the planet ...
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What does church have to do with it?

What does church have to do with it?

As many faith-based organizations are struggling with their place in relation to people's daily lives, so does the Evangelical Lutheran ...
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Prayers for Leadership on Climate Change

Prayers for Leadership on Climate Change

Representative, Ruth Ivory-Moore (Advocacy Energy & Environment) from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America joined the COP24 (the 24th Conference of ...
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Transportation: “On the Way” Bible Study

Transportation: “On the Way” Bible Study

•Opening Prayer: Gracious God, we have gathered here from many places. Thank you for safe travels. Bless this time together. Amen. •Introductory discussion: ...
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Lutherans join many other people of faith at Global Climate Action Summit

Lutherans join many other people of faith at Global Climate Action Summit

Global Climate Action Summit Faith-Rooted Affiliated Workshops The Episcopal Diocese of California, GreenFaith and Interfaith Power & Light held two ...
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Season of Creation: Third Sunday in Year C (Storm Sunday)

Season of Creation: Third Sunday in Year C (Storm Sunday)

Finding the peace of God amidst storms, we are called to wake up and face up to the storms we ...
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Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath

Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath

Jim Martin-Schramm Luther College Chapel October 7, 2011 Exodus 23:10-12 (or 31:12-17) Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath Our reading this ...
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Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation Continue… (July 29, 2018)

Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation Continue… (July 29, 2018)

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2018 ...
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Florida/Bahamas Synod Energy Audit Resolution (2009)

Florida/Bahamas Synod Energy Audit Resolution (2009)

Florida/Bahamas Synod, 2009 Congregations to do Annual Energy Audits Targeted to 25% by 2020 WHEREAS, we face urgent climate perils ...
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Muhlenberg's Green Team Promotes Smart Recycling Practices

Muhlenberg’s Green Team Promotes Smart Recycling Practices

At the beginning of each school year, Muhlenberg Green Team members reach out to all students during move-in to collect ...
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Thiel College Hosts Their Annual "Earth Week"

Thiel College Hosts Their Annual “Earth Week”

Every year, during the week of Earth Day, Thiel College hosts their "Earth Week". Students have the opportunity to participate ...
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Cal Lutheran hosts a talk to explore food, climate change link

Cal Lutheran hosts a talk to explore food, climate change link

On Thursday, March 31st, California Lutheran University plans to host a talk to explore the link between food and climate ...
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Cal Lutheran Student "Die-In" Advocated Climate Action (2015)

Cal Lutheran Student “Die-In” Advocated Climate Action (2015)

California Lutheran University students will hold a die-in, which involves people lying down together in public to simulate their deaths, ...
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Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club's Top "Cool Schools" List (2017)

Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club’s Top “Cool Schools” List (2017)

Muhlenberg College, Luther College, Wartburg College, Wittenberg College, and Pacific Lutheran University were all recently included in the Sierra Club's ...
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Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg College has been pursuing sustainable decision making for over three decades. As the world's environmental issues grow more and ...
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St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species

St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species

A story in the Star Tribune newspaper highlights how St. Olaf College's 350 acres of natural lands not only serve ...
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Concordia College in Moorhead Hosts Successful Community Tree Planting Event (2017)

Concordia College in Moorhead Hosts Successful Community Tree Planting Event (2017)

A recent community tree planting event was a huge success. More than 60 students, faculty, and staff helped plant trees ...
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Capital University Utilizes "Green Thread" Environmental Sustainability Platform

Capital University Utilizes “Green Thread” Environmental Sustainability Platform

Through Green Thread, Capital University's environmental sustainability platform, innovative and efficient solutions are brought to life. Green Thread helps employees ...
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Augsburg Awarded $475,000 to Help Infuse Sustainability Into All Facets of College Life (2017)

Augsburg Awarded $475,000 to Help Infuse Sustainability Into All Facets of College Life (2017)

In 2017, Augsburg University launched initiatives to build capacity for integrating environmental sustainability across all curricular, co-curricular, and operational aspects ...
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Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly Lutherans Call for Repeal of “Fracking Loopholes” (2014)

Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly Lutherans Call for Repeal of “Fracking Loopholes” (2014)

On the recommendation of a bipartisan task group, the Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America ...
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The Nature of Things: Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation

The Nature of Things: Rediscovering the Spiritual in God’s Creation

Edited by Graham Buxton and Norman Habel Forward by David Rhoads With contributions by David Rhoads, Paul Santmire, Celia-Diane-Drummond, Heather ...
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Coming Home To Earth 

Coming Home To Earth 

by Mark Brocker As a young Norwegian Lutheran teenager in rural Wisconsin, Brocker lay awake one night worrying whether he ...
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Checklist for Energy Savings Room by Room

Checklist for Energy Savings Room by Room

Overall Home Energy Saving Measures Efficiency Heat/ AC: Install high efficiency ENERGY STAR-rated furnace and air conditioner, at least at ...
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Toward a Better Worldliness: Ecology, Economy, and the Protestant Tradition

Toward a Better Worldliness: Ecology, Economy, and the Protestant Tradition

by Terra Schwerin Rowe Five hundred years ago the Protestant Reformation inspired profound theological, ecclesial, economic, and social transformations. But ...
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Edmonds Lutheran Church is Going Solar

Edmonds Lutheran Church is Going Solar

Edmonds, WA - Edmonds Lutheran Church (ELC) installed a solar photovoltaic system to generate renewable energy for their facility in mid- February ...
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Climate Change 101 ELCA Advocacy Issue Brief

Climate Change 101 ELCA Advocacy Issue Brief

Click here to download "Climate Change 101," an ELCA Advocacy Issue Brief ...
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ELCA Welcomes the Global Climate Agreement

ELCA Welcomes the Global Climate Agreement

On Saturday, December 12, 2015 leaders from 195 nations concluded the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris by approving a global agreement to ...
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Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril

Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril

Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril Edited by Lisa Dahill and James Martin-Schramm   The conviction at ...
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Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

This regional organization shares the experts in their midst with the wider audience online across the globe. Check out the ...
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Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf"

Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf”

Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf” by Dr. Leah D. Schade ...
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Living Earth Reflections from the ELCA Advocacy Office

Living Earth Reflections from the ELCA Advocacy Office

ELCA Advocacy Office Relections Living Earth Reflections from ELCA Advocacy offers writing from staff and guest writers on a variety ...
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ELCA Advocacy Updates

ELCA Advocacy Updates

The National ELCA Office of Advocacy offers updates from what's going on in our capital and news from various affiliate ...
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Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action

Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action

“Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action!” Pennsylvania – Tracey DePasquale, Interim-Director www.lutheranadvocacypa.org LAMPa partnered with ELCA Global Mission and ...
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Evangelical Lutheran leaders argue for Ohio energy efficiency and renewable energy

Evangelical Lutheran leaders argue for Ohio energy efficiency and renewable energy

The president of a major Lutheran seminary and one of the three bishops overseeing the 550 Ohio congregations of the ...
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You and Your Congregation Can Sign the Paris Pledge!

You and Your Congregation Can Sign the Paris Pledge!

Take the Paris Pledge, as an individual or as a congregation, and commit to reducing your carbon pollution. Together, we ...
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National Preach-In on Climate Change: Sermon for Epiphany 5A

National Preach-In on Climate Change: Sermon for Epiphany 5A

Sermon for Epiphany 5A, the Rev. Lisa E. Dahill, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Worship and Christian Spirituality, Trinity Lutheran Seminary IPL Climate ...
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National Preach-In on Climate Change: Sermon for Epiphany 6A

National Preach-In on Climate Change: Sermon for Epiphany 6A

Sermon for Sixth Sunday in Epiphany, Year A Deuteronomy 30:5-20 Saint Andrew and Emmaus Lutheran Churches, Racine WI February 16, ...
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National Preach-In on Climate Change: Creation Salvation

National Preach-In on Climate Change: Creation Salvation

Creation Salvation (link to the recording), Vicar Josh Buzbee, All Peoples' Church, Milwaukee WI, February 16, 2014 (or click here to download the ...
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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert (New York: Bloomsbury, 2006) Long known for her insightful and ...
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Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth

Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth

Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth by Larry Schweiger of the national Wildlife Federation (Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2009). "This is ...
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Forecast: The Consequences of Global Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, From Darfur to Napa Valley

Forecast: The Consequences of Global Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, From Darfur to Napa Valley

Forecast: The Consequences of Global Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, From Darfur to Napa Valley by Stephen Faris (New York: Henry Holt, 2009) ...
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An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergence of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergence of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergence of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore Emmaus, PA: ...
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Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming

Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming

Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming by David Reay (New York: MacMillan, 2005). Packed ...
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Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth

Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth

Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth (New York: Penguin, 2005) Knowledge of environmental issues and ...
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10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round

10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round

10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round, by Jerri Farris (Gloucester: Fair Winds, 2005) ...
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A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming by Sallie McFague (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008). A New Climate ...
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A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming

A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming

A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming by Michael Northcott (Maryknoll: Orbis, 2005). In this groundbreaking book Northcott examines theological ...
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Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy

Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy

Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy by James Martin-Schramm (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010). Energy issues and climate change have loomed ...
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Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living

Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living

Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living by Nick Spencer, Robert White, and Virginia Vroblesky (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2009). Amounts and patterns of ...
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The Second Sunday in Easter in Year C

The Second Sunday in Easter in Year C

A Sermon by Gil Waldkoenig, Professor at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. Church of the Abiding Presence, April 10, ...
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Climate Change as a Perfect Moral Storm

Climate Change as a Perfect Moral Storm

Climate Change as a Perfect Moral Storm by Larry Rasmussen, Journal of Lutheran Ethics, February 12, 2014 ...
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Waiting for Lutherans

Waiting for Lutherans

"Waiting for the Lutherans" An article by Larry Rasmussen in Currents and Theology and Mission ...
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God, Creation and Climate Change: A Resource for Reflection and Discussion, Lutheran World Federation.

God, Creation and Climate Change: A Resource for Reflection and Discussion, Lutheran World Federation.

Click here to download Lutheran World Federation's "God, Creation and Climate Change: A Resource for Reflection." ...
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Disruption (film)

Disruption (film)

Click here to view this film to understand the urgency of action on climate change. Online and free ...
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Reflections on Swedish Bishops' Letter on Climate Change

Reflections on Swedish Bishops’ Letter on Climate Change

On May 19, 2015, LSTC Professors Kadi Billman, Barbara Rossing, and Vítor Westhelle, reflected on A Bishops' Letter about Climate ...
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Giving Voice to My Community and Bringing ELCA Advocacy Home

Giving Voice to My Community and Bringing ELCA Advocacy Home

Giving Voice to My Community and Bringing ELCA Advocacy Home Posted on January 26, 2016 by ELCA Advocacy By: Fumi ...
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Cynthia Moe-Lobeda & Scott Thalacker on Access Utah

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda & Scott Thalacker on Access Utah

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, a professor of Christian ethics, is the author of the 2013 book, Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic ...
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Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship

by John Berge Member of Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church in Racine, WI. "Tell the truth. Give no false hope Tell ...
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"We Speak from a Sacred Core" - Reflections on an Advocacy Training

“We Speak from a Sacred Core” – Reflections on an Advocacy Training

Reflections on Attending Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light Advocacy Training, August 26, 2015 by Pastor Inge Williams, Friedens Lutheran Church, Shartlesville, Pennsylvania ...
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Luther College and Raptor Resource Project Build Banding Station (2017)

Luther College and Raptor Resource Project Build Banding Station (2017)

A grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources allowed Luther College and the Decorah Raptor Resource Project to build ...
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Press Release: US Lutherans Vote to Discontinue Fossil-Fuel Investments, to Work Towards a Sustainable Future

Press Release: US Lutherans Vote to Discontinue Fossil-Fuel Investments, to Work Towards a Sustainable Future

Churchwide Votes Towards a Fossil-Free Future US LUTHERANS VOTE TO DISCONTINUE FOSSIL-FUEL INVESTMENTS, TO WORK TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE **FOR ...
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Sunday June 19-25 in Year B (Schade15)

Sunday June 19-25 in Year B (Schade15)

Now is the acceptable time—to speak out boldly! - Leah Schade reflects on prophetic voice in the midst of the storm. Care ...
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Holy Trinity Sunday in Year B (Schade15)

Holy Trinity Sunday in Year B (Schade15)

Here Am I! - Leah Schade reflects on answering the call to love and serve creation. Care for Creation Commentary ...
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