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Water: "Living Water" Bible Study

Water: “Living Water” Bible Study

•Opening Prayer:  Gracious God, we thank you for your many gifts, and especially for the gift of water that sustains all ...
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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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Energy Stewardship

Energy Stewardship

Lutherans have had a tremendous history with being good energy stewards - but we have a LONG way to go.  ...
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Planning and Carrying Out Green Events

Planning and Carrying Out Green Events

Guidelines for Ecologically Responsible Events Prepared by Pilgrims Caring for Creation Pilgrim Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN in response to ...
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Water discipleship tool for Congregations!

Water discipleship tool for Congregations!

Vermont Lutheran Church partners with Interfaith Power & Light to Share the Various Ways to Revere Water: In 2018, Vermont ...
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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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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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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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Third Sunday of Lent in Year A (Ormseth14)

Third Sunday of Lent in Year A (Ormseth14)

Real Water, Holy Water - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the Samaritan woman finishing a story that began with Nicodemus. Care ...
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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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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 June 26 - July 2 in Year A (Mundahl)

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

Fake News - Tom Mundahl reflects on the alternative. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday ...
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Christ the King Sunday in Year A (Ormseth)

Christ the King Sunday in Year A (Ormseth)

We are the sheep of God's pasture. We are the people of God's Earth. - Dennis Ormseth reflects on  the inclusion ...
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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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First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)

First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)

Jesus and the Journey of Overcoming - Robert Saler reflects on God's healing. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common ...
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Passion Sunday and Holy Week in Year B (Ormseth12)

Passion Sunday and Holy Week in Year B (Ormseth12)

The Transformation of All Life - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the reorientation of creation to its sacred center. Care for Creation ...
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Holy Week in Year B (Jorgenson18)

Holy Week in Year B (Jorgenson18)

Root from Dry Ground - Kiara Jorgenson reflects on the themes of water in the Holy Week texts. Care for Creation ...
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ELCA World Hunger Offers Vacation Bible School Resources

ELCA World Hunger Offers Vacation Bible School Resources

This vacation Bible school program, “River of Life,” focuses on the importance of water, highlighting how ELCA World Hunger is ...
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Connections Calls: Ways of Knowing - Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge & Christian Faith

Connections Calls: Ways of Knowing – Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge & Christian Faith

Connections Call from Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Focus: Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge, and Christian Faith: How Can Various Ways of Knowing ...
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