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Doctrine of Discovery's Role in Climate Injustice

Doctrine of Discovery’s Role in Climate Injustice

The ELCA has been working to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.  As individuals and institutions continue to reconcile and repair ...
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Preaching on Creation: Third Sunday of Advent (December 11) in Year A (Saler13)

Preaching on Creation: Third Sunday of Advent (December 11) in Year A (Saler13)

Expanding the Imagination with Vision - Robert Saler reflects on what might stir congregations to creative action. Care for Creation ...
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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 with ...
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Actions Speak Loudly!

Actions Speak Loudly!

As we seek ways to restore a right relationship with the world around us, we are invited to know and ...
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COP27 & You!

COP27 & You!

While the 27th Conference of Parties at the UN's Climate Change Conference of 2022 may seem worlds away in Egypt, ...
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Sunday November 13-19 in Year C (Utphall22)

Sunday November 13-19 in Year C (Utphall22)

A New Song - Nick Utphall reflects on the voice of the forest in concert with us. Care for Creation ...
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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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Special Caring for Creation Celebration (Bethel - WI)

Special Caring for Creation Celebration (Bethel – WI)

Special Caring for Creation Celebration November 13 and 20 ...
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Actions for a Just Transition to a Healthier Climate for All

Actions for a Just Transition to a Healthier Climate for All

ELCA commits to being a role model in urgent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions!  Congratulations to all the green teams, ...
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What Do We Know About Carbon Pricing and How is it Part of a Just Transition?

What Do We Know About Carbon Pricing and How is it Part of a Just Transition?

We are grateful for the work of Faith Action Team with Citizens' Climate Lobby and eager to share that a ...
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Rural and Small Town Conversations re: Creation Care

Rural and Small Town Conversations re: Creation Care

On June 26, 2022 our Connections Call considered how conversations about Creation Care in Rural & Small Town America are ...
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Sunday August 21 - 27 in Year C (Saler13)

Sunday August 21 – 27 in Year C (Saler13)

The Tension Between Action and Rest - Robert Saler reflects on the right balance. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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Louis Tillman 

Louis Tillman 

We are honored that Louis Tillman was on Lutherans Restoring Creation inaugural Board of Directors from 2017-2020.   For an update ...
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Certificate in Climate Justice & Faith at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

Certificate in Climate Justice & Faith at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

Lutherans Restoring Creation is proud to co-sponsor the Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary's Certificate in Climate Justice and Faith Program.  Hear more ...
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EcoActivist Testament: Faith Explorations for Fellow Travelers

Written for younger generations of ecoactivists, Paul Santmire's latest book, EcoActivist Testament: Faith Explorations for Fellow Travelers provides solace in ...
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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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What is Climate Justice? (video playlist)

What is Climate Justice? (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKmK3gfuKbKtcK7KZ9EQNRzi&v=-QIhizB8wsU&layout=gallery ...
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Indigenous Knowledge and Rights (video playlist)

Indigenous Knowledge and Rights (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKkZ8zqXIgZatHrJW0whr8-V&layout=gallery ...
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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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Day of Pentecost in Year A (Ormseth11)

Day of Pentecost in Year A (Ormseth11)

The Spirit is the Giver of Life! - Dennis Ormseth reflects on Pentecost. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common ...
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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

As institutions and individuals we have a hard time understanding and being in control of how our money is used ...
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Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

During the season of Lent (or any other time of introspection), share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship ...
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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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How Do We Truly Commit to the Earth Charter?

How Do We Truly Commit to the Earth Charter?

During the 2019 Churchwide Assembly the ELCA voted to officially sign onto the principals of the Earth Charter.  How does ...
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Third Sunday in Lent in Year C (Saler13)

Third Sunday in Lent in Year C (Saler13)

Let Repentance Linger - Robert Saler reflects on refusing to rush to easy consolation to create space for authentic encounter ...
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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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Local Electric Cooperatives as Tools for Equity and Healing

Local Electric Cooperatives as Tools for Equity and Healing

EmPOWER your community to communicate with who manages your energy! Hear from Emilie Bouvier, Director of Organizing in the Minneapolis ...
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First Sunday of Lent in Year A (Mundahl17)

First Sunday of Lent in Year A (Mundahl17)

The Way of Ecojustice in a Dangerous Time - Tom Mundahl reflects on our place in the world. Care for ...
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Parable of the Sower (1993)

Parable of the Sower (1993)

Octavia E. Butler's dystopian tale offers a wealth to the imagination for any Bible Study/Creation Care team to wrestle with.  ...
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Fifth Sunday in Lent in Year A (Mundahl17)

Fifth Sunday in Lent in Year A (Mundahl17)

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