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Policy and legislation aren’t the only ways to advocate for creation care. It is important to utilize the power you hold in your region. Browse our resources related to regional advocacy below!

Capital University Utilizes "Green Thread" Environmental Sustainability Platform

Capital University Utilizes “Green Thread” Environmental Sustainability Platform

Through Green Thread, Capital University's environmental sustainability platform, innovative and efficient solutions are brought to life. Green Thread helps employees ...
Augsburg Awarded $475,000 to Help Infuse Sustainability Into All Facets of College Life (2017)

Augsburg Awarded $475,000 to Help Infuse Sustainability Into All Facets of College Life (2017)

In 2017, Augsburg University launched initiatives to build capacity for integrating environmental sustainability across all curricular, co-curricular, and operational aspects ...
Consider Caring for Creation Coaching

Consider Caring for Creation Coaching

What is ELCA Coaching? Click here for a Ministry Description Why would you need a Creation Care Coach for your Synod ...
creation care group of Lutherans

What Can We Do?

AFFIRM: Personally, with your church council, or entire synod, review our ELCA's 1993 call to action and commit to engaging in ...
Church Bulletin and Newsletter Input

Church Bulletin and Newsletter Input

There is plenty of information "out there" on how we can make steps to live a life with less of ...
Special Caring for Creation Celebration (Bethel - WI)

Special Caring for Creation Celebration (Bethel – WI)

Special Caring for Creation Celebration November 13 and 20 ...
Disaster Resilience & Response (video playlist)

Disaster Resilience & Response (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKldKL1O2vnSKsPUVQmrUJAh&layout=gallery ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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), ...
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 ...
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 ...