Below are some ideas to combine your faith-fueled passion for Creation Care while learning about science and helping the wider community: Growing Green Hearts is science education to play, learn, and love nature.  See examples here: Connecting the Drops Youth for Monarchs – https://www.youthformonarchs.org/ Lutheran Alliance for Faith, Science andRead More →

This call (video below) happened on May 18, 2021 Focus: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community Be sure you get our Good Green News emails to get the call-in details the week before our connections calls!  Stories from: Trinity Lutheran, Nampa ID Saint Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chicago ILRead More →

Geothermal Comes to the Battlefield By Delaney Schlake (M. Div Middler, Trinity Lutheran Seminary) 150 years ago, the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (LTSG) figured prominently into the story of the Civil War. Pickett’s charge was inaugurated on Seminary Ridge, and the cupola of the seminary building itself served as aRead More →

Since there are so many members of our ELCA community who live in agricultural areas and we all depend on food to sustain us; let’s explore how we can deliberately share the spectrum of ways our churches can inform members of opportunities, practice mindful eating, and love the wide arrayRead More →

Video-stream a Care-for-Creation-themed worship for the whole community: explore samples and resources here. Ask your Council to commit to a Covenant with Creation – forward this link.   Ask other churches in your synod to join you. (Short info-video: HOW to get started in your congregation!)  Dig into a discussionRead More →

by David Rhoads I recently participated in the spring convocation at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (April, 2012). The convocation centered on the theme of “Getting Green Faithfully,” and it included such notable speakers as Gil Waldkoenig (Professor of Church in Society at Gettysburg), Cynthia Moe-Lobeda (Professor of EnvironmentalRead More →

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 →

Water Conservation in Your Home

Water Conservation in Your Home

Why conserve water: Fresh water is a precious and scarce commodity in the world. Develop the habit of rationing water, ...
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Stewarding the Gift of Water: ELCA Advocacy Fact Sheet

Stewarding the Gift of Water: ELCA Advocacy Fact Sheet

Theological background and information on water stewardship globally, nationally, and locally. Under the “Find Your Watershed” section of the Factsheet ...
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Storm water management for congregations

Vimeo slideshow with narration by Kyle Warfield, Outreach coordinator at Saint Luke Lutheran Church, Silver Spring, MD ...
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Creation Care Congregation: Building and Grounds Ideas

Building and Grounds: “The church as an alternative community” Energy Stewards Initiative. LRC program for congregations to reduce your energy ...
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Growing a garden church from food scraps and compost

Growing a garden church from food scraps and compost

We turned an empty lot in L.A. into an edible sanctuary. by Anna Woofenden (shared from Christian Century magazine) When I moved ...
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Microscopic - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Microscopic – Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Micro-Creation Service Bulletin - Click here - free to share! (wonderful readings, music, etc.) Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House ...
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God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?

God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?

A Service In and For the Forests - Feel free to share this worship service or get ideas - we ...
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Stewarding your Church “Property” as an Earth Community

by David Rhoads I recently participated in the spring convocation at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (April, 2012). The ...
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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart

Video-stream a Care-for-Creation-themed worship for the whole community: explore samples and resources here. Ask your Council to commit to a ...
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Food - Faith - Farming

Food – Faith – Farming

Since there are so many members of our ELCA community who live in agricultural areas and we all depend on ...
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The Green Foundation of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

The Green Foundation of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

Geothermal Comes to the Battlefield By Delaney Schlake (M. Div Middler, Trinity Lutheran Seminary) 150 years ago, the Lutheran Theological Seminary ...
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Fifth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)

Fifth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)

Wisdom from Gardening - Tom Mundahl reflects on the seed that dies to bear fruit. Care for Creation Commentary on ...
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Connections Call: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community

Connections Call: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community

This call (video below) happened on May 18, 2021 Focus: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community Be sure you ...
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Connecting Science, Faith & Service Ideas

Connecting Science, Faith & Service Ideas

Below are some ideas to combine your faith-fueled passion for Creation Care while learning about science and helping the wider ...
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