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 →

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 →

Trinity Lutheran Church volunteers have maintained a vegetable garden at its location for 8 years. More recently, volunteers from the 301 Faith Partners work together seasonally, enjoying conversation while tilling the soil – planting and harvesting vegetables to be shared at 3 congregation services as well as distributed to theRead More →

The Creation Care Team of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Port Angeles, WA produces a monthly creation-themed video devotion. This month’s theme is trees. Trees talk and make air. Humans discover and celebrate the biggest secrets of our wooden friends. Please watch the devotion here:Read More →

Thanks to Donna Pellegerin for submitting this Good Green News! At Christ the King Lutheran Church (CtK) in West Chester, Ohio, volunteers are gearing up for one of their favorite annual events: Winter Sowing. Winter Sowing is a method of growing plants from seed, outside during the winter, using recycledRead More →

July 2021 Connections Call Recording & Related Resources: Hear as Sarah & Brandon Bowers describe their methods of raising animals as food and reflect on their experiences as family on a farm. Listen for their perspectives as this is a ministry of stewardship education: Telling someone to give up thatRead More →

This call (video below) happened on May 18, 2021 Focus: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community We were excited to hear stories and ask questions from three very examples of congregation’s who have used their land to grow joy in their midst.  Explore the resources we have compiled regardingRead More →