The Central States Synod has passed a resolution for Peace and Justice in response to the loss of human life around the world including Gaza, Ukraine, and Syria. The destruction of war has devastating implications not only for humans but the rest of Creation as well. The resolution lists damage to water, air, soil asRead More →

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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 →

Jan-Feb Advocacy Update (thanks to Christine Moffett, Witness in Society | Washington D.C. – Evangelical Lutheran Church in America  )  Soot Pollution Standards: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the final rule on stricter standards for soot pollution. EPA is tightening the standard for soot pollution from a level of 12 micrograms per cubic meter to 9 micrograms per cubicRead 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 →

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 doing the work to have aRead More →

A Call to Advocate and Act for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gases for the Health of All Thanks to Pastor Jonathan Barker (Pastor at: Grace Lutheran in Kenosha WI and author of: Jesus Would Demand a Green New Deal) for his willingness to teach, preach, and witness! (Listen in to the discussion from 8/17/21 below.)  TheRead 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 our time with her that weRead More →

We hope you will join us on March 11, 2021, alongside peoples and communities of all faith backgrounds, to raise awareness about climate justice. With these prayers and opportunities for education, advocacy, and action, we hope to empower and embolden our communities to live out our faithful call to care for Creation. Download available inRead More →

These resources were used in Greenfaith’s 2021 “Sacred Day of Action” in a collaboration of many faith background to raise awareness about climate justice. With these prayers and opportunities for education, advocacy, and action, we hope to empower and embolden our communities to live out our faithful call to care for Creation. Download available inRead More →