Advocacy » Regional Advocacy

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!

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Johan Bergh: Luther as Environmentalist

Johan Bergh: Luther as Environmentalist

Download, read, and share widely this brief reflection from active disciple, Dr. Johan Bergh.  In his piece, published in the ...
Good Green News group of Lutherans

Tools for Grassroots Advocacy: Full Spectrum

On our April 2020 Connections Call, we lifted up numerous ways we can represent what the ELCA's Creation Care stance ...