Edmonds, WA – Edmonds Lutheran Church (ELC) installed a solar photovoltaic system to generate renewable energy for their facility in mid- February 2016.   The system was in part donated by A&R Solar, who has been working with the church for more than a year to make this vision a reality. “Donating a system is our wayRead More →

The National ELCA Office of Advocacy offers updates from what’s going on in our capital and news from various affiliate offices around the country. Be sure to stay up-to-date with your area by signing up for these – CLICK HERE.        Read More →

GreenFaith: Mobilizing God’s People to Save the Earth gives concrete examples and tips that will help people of faith and worshiping communities engage in Earth care—in bold, life-giving ways. Each chapter has questions to guide personal study and group conversation. Solar on religious facilities. Mass, multi-faith mobilizing. Spirituality that really brings people alive. The religious-environment movementRead 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 for other ministries. Efficiency, Conservation, andRead More →

Church is about the people, not the building. If you’re curious how the building you meet in could reduce its impact on the world and keep the people it serves well, please browse our resources below!Read More →

Churches that exist in physical space have a huge potential to “touch the earth lightly!” Browse or search through our resources below to gain inspiration on how your grounds can be used for the wellness of God’s blessed creation- human and non-human!  Read More →

We host a variety of resources on how to increase your energy savings! Please scroll or search through our extensive list of resources below.  Read More →

We agree to assess the impact that our activities and the use and maintenance of our property may have upon creation—in such matters as energy and water use, cleaning products, lawn care, paper use, food choices, recycling and waste, and transportation. We will strive to make choices that lessen our negative impact on Earth andRead More →