Thanks to Avery Davis Lamb (Creation Justice Ministries) who shared an overview of the “Faithful Resilience” resource during our Connections Call on November 29, 2022: Find the entire referenced guide here (click) at the Creation Justice Ministries site.  Connect with the ongoing ministry of Lutheran Disaster Response (here)– they have aRead More →

As we seek ways to restore a right relationship with the world around us, we are invited to know and learn from one another.  Share and explore stories, actions, and challenges experienced by ELCA communities across the country.  Connect with a prayer partner to help sustain one another. Actions SpeakRead More →

While the 27th Conference of Parties at the UN’s Climate Change Conference of 2022 may seem worlds away in Egypt, you and your church have a calling to pray and participate! Below are some ways to engage while the event is going on.  Continue to stay engaged with Lutherans RestoringRead More →

The ELCA has been working to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.  As individuals and institutions continue to reconcile and repair relationships, let’s consider what specific role Creation Care Ministries can offer.  One step in the process is to listen to people’s stories and recognize the roots of racism and inequityRead More →

This interview led by ELCA’s Sustainability Associate, Adele Bodog, follows Donna Pellegrin Permaculture design certificate holder, who uses her certification to conduct work on her church’s property and Larry Herrold, a second-year seminarian at United Lutheran Seminary, as they discuss their experience in Permaculture and steps to designing and financing food forests.Read More →

On June 26, 2022 our Connections Call considered how conversations about Creation Care in Rural & Small Town America are unique and full or opportunities. Listen in below and explore tools and responses below to apply to your context and grow from there! Panelists: Lisa Swanson Faleide (ND): Recent MasterRead More →

by Mark L. Yackel-Juleen (Author) Rural contexts are often over-looked, treated as “flyover land.” But because everyone must eat, rural communities and their work in food production are important to the whole of society. Mark Yackel-Juleen spent many years in rural ministry and is the founder and executive director of Shalom HillRead More →