St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Columbia, MO – Forty eight people participated in an intergenerational planting of native Missouri shrubs in our church’s Rain Garden to culminate our 2022 Earth Week theme, “Honoring Our Sacred Trust: Caring for God’s Creation Now and For Future Generations” https://www.saintandrewslutheran.org/Read More →

Trinity Lutheran Church volunteers have maintained a vegetable garden at its location for 8 years. More recently, volunteers from the 301 Faith Partners work together seasonally, enjoying conversation while tilling the soil – planting and harvesting vegetables to be shared at 3 congregation services as well as distributed to theRead More →

Here is a link to an article about our newly dedicated urban farm, a collaboration between our seminary and Axiom Farms, a federation of Black farmers in South Carolina. https://www.lr.edu/news/food-and-faith-formation-ltss-combats-food-deserts-through-farm-table-initiative   –submitted by Jennifer ShimotaRead More →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 We were excited to hear stories and ask questions from three very examples of congregation’s who have used their land to grow joy in their midst.  Explore the resources we have compiled regardingRead 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 →