Baird Linke is a seminarian with Wartburg Theological Seminary and the Montana Synod. He’s a passionate advocate for ecojustice and creation-oriented spirituality, and when he isn’t working or studying he can be found running, mountain biking, and skiing with his dog Kintla.  Baird will be serving as the pastoral internRead More →

Kaylie was born and raised in Wichita, Ks. In 2018, she graduated from Bethany College (Lindsborg, Ks.) with a degree in Psychology, and Religion, with a minor in Sustainability. From there she moved to Berkeley, CA., to pursue her M.Div at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, where Kaylie completed her degreeRead More →

Gabriel Morgan is the pastor of St Paul Lutheran Church in Tampa, FL. He serves as the chair of the Care for Creation Committee for the Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality, which is currently focused on green infrastructure improvements to local stormwater systems. He is on the leadership councilRead More →

Sister Jessica Zimmerle is the Program & Outreach Director of Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light. She provides strategic guidance to religious communities working toward environmental justice and organizes people of faith to advocate for justice-oriented policies on climate change, fossil fuels, chemical safety, salmon/orca recovery, and more. Sr. JessicaRead More →

Johanna Bernu is a freshman at Cloquet Senior High School located in Cloquet, Minnesota. She is a descendant of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and lives in the reservation community. She is deeply committed to cultural reclamation and language revitalization. Johanna can see the value inRead More →

The Board of Directors of Lutherans Restoring Creation thanks Rev. Dr. David Rhoads and Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire for offering the following for all of us to reflect on and in hopes to rejuvenate the call they first put forth when authoring the 1993 Social Statement: “Caring for Creation:Read More →

Help us live out our vision by becoming a member today! Click here to give online or send a check made out to: “Lutherans Restoring Creation” to 22 Waldron Road, Braintree MA 02184. Lutherans Restoring Creation is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;Read More →

Lisa Brenskelle serves as the Lutherans Restoring Creation Team Lead for the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the ELCA. She is the founder of the Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston, and also serves as Climate Communication Coordinator for Houston for the Texas chapter of Interfaith Power & Light. LisaRead More →

How have your plans to integrate creation care in your congregation’s life been working out? Did you complete an Action Plan? Are you celebrating the Season of Creation? Have you started a Green Team? Stay connected & share updates to keep momentum! We want to help celebrate and share adviceRead More →

With this form, you can share with the Lutherans Restoring Creation grassroots movement the celebrations and challenges you are facing as you do this work in your church community! Within a couple days you will find your story in the Profiles in Action area!Read More →