Our ELCA Advocacy office in DC and public policy affiliates across the country are doing work to uphold what the church has determined as foundational to our Christian vocation as originally outlined in the 1993 Social Statement on  Creation Care.  Like many doing good work, they are too busy doingRead More →

Thanks to Wilbur Holz in Rapid City, SD for sharing this example and resource: Trex https://www.trex.com/ the decking company has a program for recycling plastic. If 500 pounds is collected in a community a bench will be donated. Trinity has started collecting plastic. Some of our members have talked toRead More →

Lutherans Restoring Creation together with synod teams across the ELCA are calling for urgent action on climate change at the upcoming 2022 Churchwide Assembly. Consider this list of submitted resolutions and memorials which include calls for a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions via specific legislative policies as well as encouraging and equipping individual congregations toRead 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 →

Thanks to our friends from New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, MD via Charlie Bailey. If you have updates or want to add suggestions contact us! My brother is a rabid anti-junk mail freak. He sent me the info below, much of which I have already done and it works.Read More →

Thanks to our friends from New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, MD via Charlie Bailey. If you have updates or want to add suggestions contact us! With some grant funding from the Synod’s Creation Care Ministry we are purchasing reusable mesh produce bags and are planning to give one toRead More →

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offered the sermon for our Good Shepherd Sunday service in celebration of Earth Day 2021.  As the Board of Directors for Lutherans Restoring Creation, we were honored that she also accepted our request to take some follow-up questions collected by our network.  Here are portions of ourRead More →