2016 Churchwide Assembly ASSEMBLY ACTION CA16.05.24 To adopt Motion C. ­­­ WHEREAS, Holy Scripture reminds us that “the Holy Habitation of the Most High” includes “a river whose streams make glad the city of God,” and that “waters of the sea may become fresh, so everything will live where the riverRead More →

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Why conserve water: Fresh water is a precious and scarce commodity in the world. Develop the habit of rationing water, because sustainable lifestyle requires it. Reduce carbon emissions by using less hot water. Lower energy use at water facilities plants. Protect the local watershed from polluted runoff. Save money forRead More →

Reflections on Attending Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light Advocacy Training, August 26, 2015 by Pastor Inge Williams, Friedens Lutheran Church, Shartlesville, Pennsylvania I recently heard a theologian say that the first reaction of people to an awareness of the environmental crisis tends to be despair. This was certainly the case for me.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 →

Churchwide Votes Towards a Fossil-Free Future US LUTHERANS VOTE TO DISCONTINUE FOSSIL-FUEL INVESTMENTS, TO WORK TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Contact: Gerry Falco gafsail@gmail.com 914-548-3108 Kim Winchell kwinchelldm@aol.com 989-326-1960 Rev. Barbara Rossing brossing@lstc.edu 509-548-7278 New Orleans – On August 13, 2016 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)Read More →