Larry is a professor of chemical engineering at Kansas State University (see bio here) and an integral member of the Central States Synod LRC Mission Table.     Read More →

Pastor, Heart of Illinois Lutheran Parish (First Lutheran, Lee, IL and Immanuel Lutheran, Compton, IL) Creation Care has been a lifelong passion of mine and I am thrilled to stretch my network of fellow stewards of Creation beyond the walls of my own congregation and the borders of my synod.Read More →

As a grassroots movement, Lutherans Restoring Creation aims to support and advocate Creation Care work throughout ELCA communities.   At our June 20, 2020 Board of Directors meeting we officially recognized the significance of Presiding Bishop Eaton’s 2020 Earth Day message (read in full here). “…thanks Bishop Eaton for her EarthRead More →

Pastor Christyn serves as our Board President as of March 2021.  Among her many talents, she serves a critical role in creating the online worship services we offer (see here). Christyn is a second-generation ordained ELCA pastor and first-generation environmental activist. Her experiences at a Lutheran summer camp in OhioRead More →

Campus Pastor at University Lutheran Center – South Dakota State University Brookings, South Dakota I enjoy being involved in a larger organization and network with people who have a similar interest in advocating for justice in God’s creation.  It’s challenging to think on a broader level of how we canRead More →

Katrina Martich is a speaker, trainer, and consultant, who helps organizations find holistic approaches to today’s environmental challenges. To this task she brings over twenty years of practical experience as an environmental engineer in public and private sector positions.  In addition to running her own environmental consulting company, Katrina hasRead More →

Dr. Amy Carr is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Western Illinois University. A Lutheran theologian, she is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Macomb, Illinois and co-editor of the Lutheran Scholars Newsletter.      Read More →

Download, read, and share widely this brief reflection from active disciple, Dr. Johan Bergh.  In his piece, published in the Trinity Review (2013), Bergh relates the framework of grace and neighbor love with how we are to understand the role of public action in our church.  Read more recent reflectionsRead More →