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Rev. Matthew Zemanick, Program Director, Lutheran Disaster Response Initiatives joined us to consider all the ways we can “lend a hand” before, during, and after a natural disaster.  The work of educating our communities and and getting to know the people and resources in them are critical aspects of disaster preparedness  – and often theRead More →

Prayer for use during the March against Fossil Fuels: (September 17, 2023) or for any time such as this. Please add your voice to a growing choir of people of faith helping one another transition into a healthier future for all. Use the #nofaithinfossilfuels and record yourself, your congregation/youth group/green team/etc. sharing this prayer andRead More →

FACT: The Earth is Good! Get the Good News (watch below) in less than 2 minutes and share with someone who needs to be reminded: Do you have more Good News to share from your congregation? Let your light shine > https://bit.ly/LRCActionPlan Then dive deeper:  Lutherans Restoring Creation Board Member, Baird Linke: discusses the criticalRead More →

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 a lot of resources to downloadRead More →

Consider all the ways your church interacts with God’s Good Creation. Celebrate (and commit to more) by using this form and the resources linked within: CLICK HERE and pick at least one Creation Care goal proposed/met for each facet of your church life. Then let the Lutherans Restoring Creation network help with the rest: ExploreRead 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 Restoring Creation to help your churchRead 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 inequity found throughout our nation andRead 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 →