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 →

Octavia E. Butler’s dystopian tale offers a wealth to the imagination for any Bible Study/Creation Care team to wrestle with.  Even though she wrote this in 1993, the prophetic warnings are more vivid during the COVID/Climate Chaos era. (Read Slate article here.)  From amazon’s post: “This first Earthseed novel byRead More →

EmPOWER your community to communicate with who manages your energy! Hear from Emilie Bouvier, Director of Organizing in the Minneapolis Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, share on experiences working with rural electric cooperatives as an exciting place to gain some traction and move the needle onRead 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 →

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 →

ELCA commits to being a role model in urgent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions!  Congratulations to all the green teams, dedicated activists, and ELCA Church-wide voting members who made this possible: We have a specific call to action and will be convening a group to detail our proposed next stepsRead More →

What tools can churches and individual members bring to the table to achieve 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030? See Chat Log HERE Also see materials and ideas shared during the August 17th Connections Call (click here). Thanks to our speakers: Jim Martin-Schramm —  Jim’s Slide Deck  JonathanRead More →

The following is a list of Resolutions that we know have been adopted in 2021 – but we know there are some we missed!  Please do write to Phoebe Morad if your synod assembly passed anything or would like to! phoebe@lutheransrestoringcreation.org (Links below go to Google Drive Shared Files –Read More →