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Booker Vance

Booker Vance

Booker Vance is the Policy Outreach Coordinator for Elevate Energy.  He is a native of Houston, TX. He attended Bethany ...
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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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Hosting a Discussion with a Group:

Hosting a Discussion with a Group:

Are you ready to welcome people from your church +/or community to discuss our call to Care for Creation? You ...
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Actions Speak Loudly!

Actions Speak Loudly!

Actions Speak Loudly! Intentions, Celebrations, and Impacts Online Form Add your congregation's voice:  CLICK HERE and pick at least one ...
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Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

During the season of Lent (or any other time of introspection), share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship ...
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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany in Year A (Ormseth17)

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany in Year A (Ormseth17)

Meeting  the "Creational Need" of Nature - Dennis Ormseth reflects on salt and light. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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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 ...
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Creation Care Congregation: Building and Grounds Ideas

Creation Care Congregation: Building and Grounds Ideas

Building and Grounds: “The church as an alternative community” Be an Energy Steward. Revere the resources God so graciously gives, ...
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EPA's Energy Star Congregation's Guide

EPA’s Energy Star Congregation’s Guide

This workbook serves as a resource and planning guide for clergy, staff, and laypersons of houses of worship who want ...
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This is Church and You Are Needed Inside & Out

This is Church and You Are Needed Inside & Out

Watch this message from our churchwide leaders and fellow members across the country who recognize the tough, uncomfortable work of ...
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“Cool Congregation” Interfaith Award: Energy & Carbon Reductions

“Cool Congregation” Interfaith Award: Energy & Carbon Reductions

“Cool Congregation” Interfaith Award: Energy & Carbon Reductions ...
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InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)

InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKlJVRqTFp8u2vjQuZsPm4uV&layout=gallery ...
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Voices from the ELCA - Caring for Creation Today

Voices from the ELCA – Caring for Creation Today

Watch God's Work. Our Hands. created in partnership with ecoAmerica's BlessedTomorrow  ELCA churches across the country are working to serve ...
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Buildings/Grounds/Facilities (video playlist)

Buildings/Grounds/Facilities (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKlKRtasrTS_msJob7ZvfvMp&layout=gallery ...
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Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)

Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)

Listen in to our discussion with Ruth Ivory-Moore, ELCA’s Program Director, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility Focus: Just Transitions What ...
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Local Electric Cooperatives as Tools for Equity and Healing

Local Electric Cooperatives as Tools for Equity and Healing

EmPOWER your community to communicate with who manages your energy! Hear from Emilie Bouvier, Director of Organizing in the Minneapolis ...
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Where are we off to in '22 (Dec. 2021 Connections Call)

Where are we off to in ’22 (Dec. 2021 Connections Call)

Chat Log to download For more information regarding the specific materials mentioned during this call also check out this post ...
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Public Witness: from hand-wringing to actively loving neighbor

Public Witness: from hand-wringing to actively loving neighbor

The 2019 ELCA Advocacy Convening (April 29 - May 1)  gathered over 100 lay and rostered  leaders to be trained ...
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A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming by Sallie McFague (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008). A New Climate ...
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Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy (Fortress Press, 2009)

Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy (Fortress Press, 2009)

Energy issues and climate change have loomed up from issues at the horizon to confront humanity directly and vitally. They ...
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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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Resolution on Caring for Creation: North/West Lower MI Synod in Assembly 2004

Resolution on Caring for Creation: North/West Lower MI Synod in Assembly 2004

WHEREAS, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America adopted the social statement “Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice” by a ...
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Press Release: US Lutherans Vote to Discontinue Fossil-Fuel Investments, to Work Towards a Sustainable Future

Press Release: US Lutherans Vote to Discontinue Fossil-Fuel Investments, to Work Towards a Sustainable Future

Churchwide Votes Towards a Fossil-Free Future US LUTHERANS VOTE TO DISCONTINUE FOSSIL-FUEL INVESTMENTS, TO WORK TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE **FOR ...
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Water Conservation in Your Home

Water Conservation in Your Home

Why conserve water: Fresh water is a precious and scarce commodity in the world. Develop the habit of rationing water, ...
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Energy Efficiency Guide: Save Money on Home Energy Costs

Energy Efficiency Guide: Save Money on Home Energy Costs

Click here to access links to many resources for energy stewardship from dealhack ...
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Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming

Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming

Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming by David Reay (New York: MacMillan, 2005). Packed ...
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10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round

10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round

10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round, by Jerri Farris (Gloucester: Fair Winds, 2005) ...
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Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth

Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth

Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth (New York: Penguin, 2005) Knowledge of environmental issues and ...
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A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming

A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming

A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming by Michael Northcott (Maryknoll: Orbis, 2005). In this groundbreaking book Northcott examines theological ...
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