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Preaching on Creation: Sunday August 21 - 27 in Year C (Saler13)

Preaching on Creation: 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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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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Actions for a Just Transition to a Healthier Climate for All

Actions for a Just Transition to a Healthier Climate for All

Lutherans Restoring Creation together with synod teams across the ELCA are calling for urgent action on climate change at the ...
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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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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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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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Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year C (Martin22)

Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year C (Martin22)

NOW. - Tom Martin reflects on the prophets and Jesus calling us to ecojustice "today." Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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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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Rev. Kwame Pitts

Rev. Kwame Pitts

Womanist Kwame Pitts is Pastor of Crossroads Lutheran Church and WNY-LuMin Network, an STM Candidate at Chicago Theological Seminary. Read: "Reclaiming Blackness: the Treasures ...
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Saving Us, Katharine Hayhoe

Saving Us, Katharine Hayhoe

We have been grateful for the shared knowledge and experience shared by climate scientist and fellow person of faith, Katharine ...
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Rooted & Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis (2019)

Rooted & Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis (2019)

Rooted and Rising is for everyone who worries about the climate crisis and seeks spiritual practices and perspectives to renew ...
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Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy (Fortress Press, 2009)

Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy (Fortress Press, 2009)

Energy issues and climate change have loomed up from issues at the horizon to confront humanity directly and vitally. They ...
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Advocating and Acting for Reducing Greenhouse Gases (Call-8/17/21)

Advocating and Acting for Reducing Greenhouse Gases (Call-8/17/21)

A Call to Advocate and Act for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gases for the Health of All Thanks to Pastor Jonathan ...
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Sunday June 12-18 in Year B (Schade15)

Sunday June 12-18 in Year B (Schade15)

Mighty Cedars and Impertinent Mustard Plants: Signs of the Kin-dom of God - Leah Schade reflects on every green shoot ...
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