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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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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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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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New England Synod's Bishop Hazelwood Connects with Catholics over Climate (and other) Changes

New England Synod’s Bishop Hazelwood Connects with Catholics over Climate (and other) Changes

On the heels of the Pope's Encyclical encouraging caring for our common home, two religious leaders in New England came ...
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Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club's Top "Cool Schools" List (2017)

Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club’s Top “Cool Schools” List (2017)

Muhlenberg College, Luther College, Wartburg College, Wittenberg College, and Pacific Lutheran University were all recently included in the Sierra Club's ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Concordia College in Moorhead Hosts Successful Community Tree Planting Event (2017)

Concordia College in Moorhead Hosts Successful Community Tree Planting Event (2017)

A recent community tree planting event was a huge success. More than 60 students, faculty, and staff helped plant trees ...
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St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species

St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species

A story in the Star Tribune newspaper highlights how St. Olaf College's 350 acres of natural lands not only serve ...
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Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg College has been pursuing sustainable decision making for over three decades. As the world's environmental issues grow more and ...
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Upper Susquehanna (PA) Synod Assembly passes three eco-related Memorials/Resolutions (2015)

Upper Susquehanna (PA) Synod Assembly passes three eco-related Memorials/Resolutions (2015)

At the Upper Susquehanna (PA) Synod June 2015 Assembly three eco-related Memorials/Resolutions were passed. The following is a summary of ...
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Southeastern Synod's Green Task Force

Southeastern Synod’s Green Task Force

What a wonderful story of regional advocacy! The Southeastern Synod decided to enlist a caring for creation "task force" at ...
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Young Leaders Emerging from Central States Group

Young Leaders Emerging from Central States Group

The Central States Synod Lutherans Restoring Creation (LRC) Mission Table is made up of volunteers from across the Synod who ...
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29 Lutherans in PA were empowered with creation justice tools! (2013)

29 Lutherans in PA were empowered with creation justice tools! (2013)

Many voices come together to make big reverberations! Twenty-nine Lutherans from across Pennsylvania and beyond gathered at Lutheran Theological Seminary ...
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LRC Seeks Partnerships with Synods of the ELCA

LRC Seeks Partnerships with Synods of the ELCA

Lutherans Restoring Creation ("LRC") is a church-wide program involving many partners: congregations, synods, seminaries, outdoor ministries, colleges, and church-wide offices ...
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March 2, 2019: Central States' Workshop

March 2, 2019: Central States’ Workshop

Everyone is invited to attend the day-long Creation Care Workshop led by members of the Central States Synod Lutherans Restoring ...
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California Lutherans Restoring Creation Connect (2016)

California Lutherans Restoring Creation Connect (2016)

In October 2016 representatives from every synod in California came together for a retreat and rejuvenation at Luther Glen Camp in Oak ...
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650 New Cal Lutheran Students Helped with Fire Recovery in Ventura Hills

650 New Cal Lutheran Students Helped with Fire Recovery in Ventura Hills

About 650 incoming California Lutheran University students worked to help the hills above Ventura recover from the Thomas Fire as ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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My Daughter's Inheritance

My Daughter’s Inheritance

Reflections on "Public Witnessing" with your children by Phoebe Morad, Lutherans Restoring Creation As someone who has worked in some ...
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What to do for Spring in 2019?

What to do for Spring in 2019?

We know you don't need an excuse to celebrate and protect the Earth... but sometimes knowing that similar projects are ...
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CA - March for Fossil Fuel Freedom 3/16-18

CA – March for Fossil Fuel Freedom 3/16-18

A request from Kim Acker,  member at University Lutheran Church in Palo Alto, to be public witness: On March 16-18, ...
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Missouri Lutherans Caring for Creation: 3/30 & 4/27

Missouri Lutherans Caring for Creation: 3/30 & 4/27

Collaboration, Commitment, and Action Sat., March 30 in St. Louis, MO or Sat. April 27th in Columbia, MO Register for ...
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Congregational Covenant and Organizing Kit:  An Overview

Congregational Covenant and Organizing Kit:  An Overview

The purpose of this kit is to enable you to have a basic program and organization to function as a ...
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