Gettysburg College has been pursuing sustainable decision making for over three decades. As the world’s environmental issues grow more and more severe, the college has increased its commitment to sustainability. In practice, this commitment entails working to enhance and protect the environment through teaching, research, service, operations, decision-making, and otherRead More →

By David Rhoads And God said, “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the dome of the sky.” So God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, of every kind, with which the waters swarm andRead More →

Preaching on Creation: Sunday October 30 - November 5 in Year B (Sassaman18)

Preaching on Creation: Sunday October 30 – November 5 in Year B (Sassaman18)

Creation Is Our Neighborhood - Jeremiah Sassaman reflects on loving our neighbors. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  ...
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Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Ormseth12)

Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Ormseth12)

Marriage, Family, and the Community of Creation - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the profound mutuality between male and female in creation. Care ...
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Preaching Series on St. Francis: Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Santmire15)

Preaching Series on St. Francis: Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Santmire15)

Part 2: "Francis: Child of God" - Paul Santmire honors St. Francis with a 3-Sunday commentary series. Care for Creation Commentary ...
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Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year B (Mundahl12)

Sunday August 28 – September 3 in Year B (Mundahl12)

Earth, Sky, and Water - Tom Mundahl reflects on "the commons" we all share. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common ...
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Interview with Bishop Eaton

Interview with Bishop Eaton

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offered the sermon for our Good Shepherd Sunday service in celebration of Earth Day 2021.  As the ...
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Perspectives on Animals as Food

Perspectives on Animals as Food

July 2021 Connections Call Recording & Related Resources: Hear as Sarah & Brandon Bowers describe their methods of raising animals ...
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Connections Call: Gifts of restoration for YOU too!

Connections Call: Gifts of restoration for YOU too!

On a recent Connections Call we asked folks to share some readings and resources that give them strength. Here are ...
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Microscopic - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Microscopic – Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Micro-Creation Service Bulletin - Click here - free to share! (wonderful readings, music, etc.) Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House ...
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Creation of the Cosmos: "Of All that is Seen and Unseen"

Creation of the Cosmos: “Of All that is Seen and Unseen”

Creation of Cosmos Service - Feel free to download and share this bulletin.  Please don't forget acknowledgements. Creation: The Universe  ...
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St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species

St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species

A story in the Star Tribune newspaper highlights how St. Olaf College's 350 acres of natural lands not only serve ...
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Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg College has been pursuing sustainable decision making for over three decades. As the world's environmental issues grow more and ...
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Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club's Top "Cool Schools" List (2017)

Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club’s Top “Cool Schools” List (2017)

Muhlenberg College, Luther College, Wartburg College, Wittenberg College, and Pacific Lutheran University were all recently included in the Sierra Club's ...
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God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?

God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?

A Service In and For the Forests - Feel free to share this worship service or get ideas - we ...
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Sunday August 14-20 in Year A (Ormseth)

Sunday August 14-20 in Year A (Ormseth)

If we are to address Earth-care together, no nation can claim privileged exceptionalism. - Dennis Ormseth  reflects on a global scope ...
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Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Santmire)

Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Santmire)

In Praise of Generosity - Paul Santmire reflects on a kairos moment for Americans. Care for Creation Commentary on the ...
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Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Ormseth)

Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Ormseth)

Acceptance in an Economy of Grace - Dennis Ormseth reflects on the parable of the workers in the vineyard. Care for ...
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Sunday September 4-10 in Year A (Ormseth)

Sunday September 4-10 in Year A (Ormseth)

Love Your Neighbor! - Dennis Ormseth reflects on cultivating a sense of place, where love for one another includes all of ...
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Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath

Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath

Jim Martin-Schramm Luther College Chapel October 7, 2011 Exodus 23:10-12 (or 31:12-17) Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath Our reading this ...
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Blessing of All the Animals: A Sermon

Blessing of All the Animals: A Sermon

By David Rhoads And God said, “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above ...
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Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

This regional organization shares the experts in their midst with the wider audience online across the globe. Check out the ...
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Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf"

Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf”

Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf” by Dr. Leah D. Schade ...
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Luther College and Raptor Resource Project Build Banding Station (2017)

Luther College and Raptor Resource Project Build Banding Station (2017)

A grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources allowed Luther College and the Decorah Raptor Resource Project to build ...
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This regional organization shares the experts in their midst with the wider audience online across the globe. Check out the series of lecture series on their YouTube channel and follow along with them on their Facebook feed to be sure to know what they are sharing next.Read More →

A grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources allowed Luther College and the Decorah Raptor Resource Project to build an autumn migration banding station on campus, giving students unprecedented direct access to wildlife and conversation research.The banding station, located on Hawk Hill on the northeast edge of the LutherRead More →