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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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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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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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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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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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Sunday August 21 - 27 in Year C

Sunday August 21 – 27 in Year C

The Tension Between Action and Rest — In the Right Balance: Robert Saler reflects on Luke 13:10-17 Care for Creation ...
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Third Sunday of Advent (December 15, 2019) in Year A

Third Sunday of Advent (December 15, 2019) in Year A

Expanding the Imagination with Vision: Robert Saler reflects on Isaiah 35. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary (originally ...
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Epiphany of Our Lord in Years A, B, and C (Ormseth11)

Epiphany of Our Lord in Years A, B, and C (Ormseth11)

We need wisdom to sustain us as we live with the rest of Earth community. - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the ...
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Baptism of Our Lord (January 7-13) in Year A (Schade)

Baptism of Our Lord (January 7-13) in Year A (Schade)

Inauguration by Water – The Baptism of Jesus:  Leah Schade reflects on Matthew 3:13-17 and Isaiah 42:1-9. Care for Creation ...
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Baptism of Our Lord (January 7-13) in Year A (Mundahl)

Baptism of Our Lord (January 7-13) in Year A (Mundahl)

Gentle justice for people and creation:  Tom Mundahl reflects on Jesus' baptism and the first Servant Song of Isaiah. Care ...
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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (February 4-10) in Year A (Ormseth)

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (February 4-10) in Year A (Ormseth)

Meeting  the "Creational Need" of Nature - Dennis Ormseth reflects on salt and light in this Sunday's readings. Care for ...
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Transfiguration of Our Lord (February 20, 2020) in Year A

Transfiguration of Our Lord (February 20, 2020) in Year A

All Creation Looks Forward to God's Glory  - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the mountain experiences of Moses, Elijah, and Jesus ...
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Second Sunday of Lent (March 8, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)

Second Sunday of Lent (March 8, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)

Living in Promises and Hope - Tom Mundahl reflects on land and the struggle to "till (serve) and keep" it ...
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Third Sunday of Lent (March 15, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)

Third Sunday of Lent (March 15, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)

Come and See - Tom Mundahl reflects on God's gift of water. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary ...
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Sunday June 19-25 in Year A (Mundahl)

Sunday June 19-25 in Year A (Mundahl)

It Can't Happen Here - Tom Mundahl reflects on prophetic voice and lament. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common ...
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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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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 August 7-13 in Year A (Thompson)

Sunday August 7-13 in Year A (Thompson)

All-Encompassing, Hopeful, and Embodied Faith This week Lutheran's Restoring Creation is excited to offer a guest commentary from Andrew Thompson, ...
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Sunday August 14-20 in Year A (Ormseth)

Sunday August 14-20 in Year A (Ormseth)

If we are to address Earth-care together, no nation can claim privileged exceptionalism. - Dennis Ormseth  reflects on a global scope ...
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Sunday October 2-8 in Year A (Ormseth11)

Sunday October 2-8 in Year A (Ormseth11)

A Parable about Caring for Creation - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the parable of the vineyard. Care for Creation Commentary on ...
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Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl20)

Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl20)

Thinking the Unthinkable - Tom Mundahl reflects on our communal lament and hope for wholeness. Care for Creation Commentary on ...
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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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Third Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)

Third Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)

Projection, Humility, and the Call for Justice - Robert Saler reflects on preaching care for creation. Care for Creation Commentary ...
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Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)

Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)

Loving the Cosmos as God Does - Tom Mundahl reflects on repenting of the "windigo" way. Care for Creation Commentary ...
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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 July 3-9 in Year B (Ormseth12)

Sunday July 3-9 in Year B (Ormseth12)

Congregations who embrace care for creation will find joy in the initiatives they undertake. - Dennis Ormseth reflects on becoming faithful ...
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Sunday July 3-9 in Year B (Carr21)

Sunday July 3-9 in Year B (Carr21)

Prophets and Apostles in Our Midst  - Amy Carr reflects on a God-driven vision of right relations in our shared ...
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A Spectrum of Tools to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Call-9/28/21)

A Spectrum of Tools to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Call-9/28/21)

What tools can churches and individual members bring to the table to achieve 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions by ...
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