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Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Santmire14)

Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Santmire14)

In Praise of Generosity - Paul Santmire reflects on a kairos moment for Americans. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
Sunday September 11-17 in Year B (Mundahl12)

Sunday September 11-17 in Year B (Mundahl12)

“This is what love looks like!” - Tom Mundahl reflects on resisting global climate change. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year B (Carr21)

Sunday August 28 – September 3 in Year B (Carr21)

Good Laws or Pure Persons? - Amy Carr reflects on the nature of pollution. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
Lisa Brenskelle

Lisa Brenskelle

Lisa Brenskelle serves as the Lutherans Restoring Creation Team Lead for the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the ELCA ...
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 ...
Day of Pentecost (May 23) in Year B (Schade15)

Day of Pentecost (May 23) in Year B (Schade15)

Fire and Wind - Leah Schade reflects on letting the Pentecostal fires and the winds of the Spirit transform your congregation into ...
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 ...
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 ...
Seventh Sunday after Epiphany in Year C (GreenBlades22)

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany in Year C (GreenBlades22)

Contemplating the Arc of Peace - Mark Ditmanson reflects on what it means to pray that we might be "instruments of ...
InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)

InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKlJVRqTFp8u2vjQuZsPm4uV&layout=gallery ...
Sunday November 13-19 in Year C (Schade13)

Sunday November 13-19 in Year C (Schade13)

Preaching the End of the World in the Face of the End of the World - Leah Schade reflects on ...
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year A (Mundahl20)

Holy Trinity Sunday in Year A (Mundahl20)

Survival Is Insufficient - Tom Mundahl reflects on the Trinitarian model of "making room." Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
Sunday June 19-25 in Year A (Mundahl20)

Sunday June 19-25 in Year A (Mundahl20)

It Can't Happen Here - Tom Mundahl reflects on prophetic voice and lament. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised ...
Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year A (Mundahl20)

Sunday June 26 – July 2 in Year A (Mundahl20)

Fake News - Tom Mundahl reflects on the alternative. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for ...
Sunday July 24-30 in Year A (Mundahl23)

Sunday July 24-30 in Year A (Mundahl23)

A Great Unraveling? – Tom Mundahl reflects on God remembering. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings ...
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 Revised Common ...
Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year A (Retzlaff23)

Sunday July 31 – August 6 in Year A (Retzlaff23)

A Prayer in the Anthropocene - Carmen Retzlaff reflects on food scarcity and food sovereignty. Care for Creation Commentary on ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.  Join a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Indigenous Knowledge and Rights (video playlist)

Indigenous Knowledge and Rights (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKkZ8zqXIgZatHrJW0whr8-V&layout=gallery ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...