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Who Are the People in your "Neighborhood"?

Who Are the People in your “Neighborhood”?

Connections Call conversation from October 26, 2021 about all the people in our web of creation care. Listen in to ...
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Church Spotlight: St. Philip's Baltimore, Maryland

Church Spotlight: St. Philip’s Baltimore, Maryland

There are a variety of ways congregations and individuals are working throughout the Maryland/Delaware Synod to love neighbor by considering ...
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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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Central States Synod Assembly Resolution Calls for "Green Action" (2017)

Central States Synod Assembly Resolution Calls for “Green Action” (2017)

At the 2017 Synod Assembly in Kansas City, voting members adopted a resolution that encourages "its leaders and congregations to ...
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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 ...
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Retreat Center in Georgia hosts LRC Retreat - Winter 2018

Retreat Center in Georgia hosts LRC Retreat – Winter 2018

February 2-4, 2018 in Tallapoosa GA ( @ LutherRidge Retreat Center)  Over the course of two nights and three days ...
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Creation Care: Faith to Action May 19th, 2018

Creation Care: Faith to Action May 19th, 2018

MAY 19th, 8-12 at the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center Come and join us at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center for a day ...
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Lutherans Weigh in on PA Clean Power Plan

Lutherans Weigh in on PA Clean Power Plan

Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania trained and turned out Lutherans to testify at hearings on the Pennsylvania Clean Power Plan in Fall ...
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Religious Community Sends Letter to Trump Transition Team

Religious Community Sends Letter to Trump Transition Team

A coalition of 32 faith organizations, including the ELCA, sent a letter on January 11 to President-elect Donald Trump's transition ...
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An Earth Day Action with Results:

An Earth Day Action with Results:

*On June 28, 2017 there was a follow-up to this meeting with Sen. Elizabeth Warren - read here* Working their ...
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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 ...
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Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action

Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action

“Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action!” Pennsylvania – Tracey DePasquale, Interim-Director www.lutheranadvocacypa.org LAMPa partnered with ELCA Global Mission and ...
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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 ...
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Green Synod Mission Statement

Green Synod Mission Statement

[Please adapt this mission statement for your use] As a synod committed to care for creation, we affirm creation in ...
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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 ...
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Working their Beliefs into the Public Sphere 

Working their Beliefs into the Public Sphere 

On Earth Day 2016, a small group of people of faith visited Massachusetts' Senator Ed Markey's office in Boston to ...
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Public Witness/Policy Advocacy Ideas

Public Witness/Policy Advocacy Ideas

Public Witness/Policy Advocacy: “Church exists to serve the world” Hands-on project. Learn what environmental projects are happening in your area ...
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Sample resolutions to edit and submit at your next synod assembly

Sample resolutions to edit and submit at your next synod assembly

Carbon Pricing & Dividend Sample Resolutions & Talking Points/Issues Sample Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy Resolution Sample Fossil Fuels Divestment ...
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Upper Susquehanna PA Synod Eco-Reformation 2015

Upper Susquehanna PA Synod Eco-Reformation 2015

Memorial on Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change WHEREAS, 2017 will mark observances of the 500th anniversary of the ...
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NorthEastern Iowa's Eco-Reformation (2015)

NorthEastern Iowa’s Eco-Reformation (2015)

Submitted/Approved at the June 2015 Northeastern Iowa's Synod Assembly: Eco-Reformation in the Context of the Northeastern Iowa Synod WHEREAS, in ...
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Metro New York Resolution: Establishing an Environmental Stewardship Committee (2009)

Metro New York Resolution: Establishing an Environmental Stewardship Committee (2009)

Submitted by the Tappan Zee Conference, St. Luke’s (New Rochelle), St. John’s (Mamaroneck), Our Redeemer (Chappaqua), Chapel of Christ (Yonkers), ...
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Southeastern Minnesota Environmental Stewardship Resolution (2009)

Southeastern Minnesota Environmental Stewardship Resolution (2009)

Resolution 2009 - 03: Environmental Stewardship 1 WHEREAS, the ELCA adopted the “Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope and Justice” Social ...
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New England Synod's Eco-Reformation

New England Synod’s Eco-Reformation

Resolution on Eco-Reformation  WHEREAS, 2017 will mark observances of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, which addressed fundamental threats to ...
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Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change

Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change

Eastern Washington-Idaho Synod Assembly 2015 Resolution 1  Memorial on Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change WHEREAS, 2017 will mark ...
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Eastern WA/ID Synod Accepts Eco-Reformation Work

Eastern WA/ID Synod Accepts Eco-Reformation Work

Congratulations to the assembly and team which brought forth a Memorial and Resolution to support the focus on ecological integrity ...
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Northern Illinois Synod Resolution to Become a "Green Synod" (2008)

Northern Illinois Synod Resolution to Become a “Green Synod” (2008)

WHEREAS, God’s first commandments to humanity are that we care for and take care of God’s good creation (Gen. 1:28 ...
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Memorial for Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy; Upper Susquenanna Synod Assembly (2015)

Memorial for Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy; Upper Susquenanna Synod Assembly (2015)

WHEREAS, God created heaven and earth and everything therein and proclaimed it good (Gen 1:1ff); and God has entrusted humankind ...
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Northeastern Pennsylvania to Study Divestment (2015)

Northeastern Pennsylvania to Study Divestment (2015)

The following resolution was passed at the June 2015 Assembly of the Northeastern Pennsylvania: WHEREAS, Jesus calls us as his ...
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Metro NY Resolution 2015 Release: Fossil Fuel Divestment

Metro NY Resolution 2015 Release: Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYC-AREA LUTHERANS RESOLVE TO DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUELS CULMINATION OF EFFORTS BEGUN SHORTLY AFTER LAST YEAR'S PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH June ...
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Oregon Synod Divestment Resolution (2013)

Oregon Synod Divestment Resolution (2013)

St. Luke Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution passes at Oregon Synod meeting On Saturday, May 18th, 2013, the St. Luke Fossil ...
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