Getting Started The program, becoming a creation care congregation, can begin from any place—pastor, interested lay people, a standing committee, the church council. Once there is some interest, take the program to the pastor and church council for discussion, approval, and implementation on behalf of the congregation. If desired, haveRead More →

To join with other Lutherans in caring for creation, help your congregation become a Creation-Care congregation; visit this page for more information. Lutherans care for creation for many reasons, including: 1. Theology: We affirm God as creator of all. We have an incarnation theology that cherishes the continuing presence ofRead More →

Resolution on Caring for Creation: North/West Lower MI Synod in Assembly 2004
Season of Creation Year A: Forest Sunday
The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year B: Sky Sunday
Third Sunday in Advent, Year C
NE MN Synod Retreat on Creation Care Worship, 2013 Retreat Schedule
Nurturing A Network: NW Minnesota Creation Care Team 2013
Wind Power for Luther College
Sunday June 5-11 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday November 13-19 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday June 12-18 in Year B (Schade15)
Sunday June 5-11 in Year B (Schade15)
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year B (Schade15)
Day of Pentecost (May 23) in Year B (Schade15)
The Day of Pentecost (May 23) in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday June 19-25 in Year B (Schade15)
Sunday July 3-9 in Year B (Mundahl15)
Carers for Creation Collaborate in the Northeast to Support the Earth and One Another (2015)
Climate Change Revival - New England Congregations Unite (2013)
Waste Reduction Efforts for Luther College Move Out Take Shape (2016)
Press Release: US Lutherans Vote to Discontinue Fossil-Fuel Investments, to Work Towards a Sustainable Future
creation care group of Lutherans
Central States Synod Gather Again & Again!
Season of Creation Year A: Land Sunday
Garden Table in Washington State
Central States Synod Assembly Resolution Calls for "Green Action" (2017)
Luther College and Raptor Resource Project Build Banding Station (2017)
17 Ways to be an EcoPreacher
Retreat Center in Georgia hosts LRC Retreat - Winter 2018
Why We Need an Eco-Reformation
Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth15)
Endangered Species Day - May 18, 2018
"We Speak from a Sacred Core" - Reflections on an Advocacy Training
Water Conservation in Your Home
Environmental Stewardship
ELCA calling from "Vision and Expectations"
Healthy Pastor, Healthy Congregation, Healthier Planet
GreenFaith Fellowship Program
Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit
Eight Ways Pastors can Give Care for Creation Leadership
Let All Creation Praise: Worshiping God with Creation
Russ Senti
Pat Almonrode, Board Secretary
Jim Davidson, Board Treasurer
Caring for Shishmaref and All of God's Creation
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda & Scott Thalacker on Access Utah
Rev. H. Paul Santmire writes for the rest of us
Larry Rasmussen's Lecture for the Bonhoeffer Lectures in Public Ethics at Union Seminary
Ruth M. Ivory-Moore
Mary Minette
Rev. Mark Peters
Rev. Kwame Pitts
Rev. Dr. Barbara R. Rossing
Louis Tillman 
Phoebe Morad, Executive Director
Creation Care: Faith to Action May 19th, 2018
Lutheran Study Guide to Pope Francis' Letter on Climate Change
Energy Efficiency Guide: Save Money on Home Energy Costs
Rev. Dr. Karen L Bloomquist, Theologian-at-large
Lisa Dahill, California Lutheran University
EcoFaith Recovery Community
Jacob J Erickson, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
Robyn M Hartwig, Pastor/Organizer EcoFaith Recovery
Jim Martin-Schramm, Luther College
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary-Berkley
Craig L Nessan, Wartburg Theological Seminary
Larry Rasmussen, Union Theological Seminary
David Rhoads, Lutherans Restoring Creation
Rev. Dr. Barbara R Rossing, Lutheran School of Theology-Chicago
Terra Schwerin Rowe, University of North Texas
Ron Rude, University of Arizona
Leah D. Schade - Speaker, Author, Preacher
Prof. Dr. Glenn L Schrader, University of Arizona
Dr. Benjamin M Stewart, The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Aana Marie Vigen, Loyola University Chicago
Gilsong Waldkoenig, Gettysburg Seminary
Alycia Ashburn
David Rhoads, LRC Founder
Keith A. Mundy 
H. Paul Santmire
Richard J. Perry, Jr.
Kim Winchell, Deacon*, ELCA:
GreenFaith: Mobilizing God's People to Save the Earth
Serious Sustainability
EarthBound video series - Now Available Streaming!
Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth, July 15-July 29, 2018
Reflection for Good Friday
[P] LSTC Professor Links Worship and Care for Creation
A Watered Garden: Christian Worship and Earth's Ecology (Augsburg Fortress, 2011)
The Sound of Scripture: Reading the Bible Aloud (Lutheran University Press, 2013).
Motion C: Resolution Urging Stewardship of the Gift of Water
2016 Churchwide Assembly Resolution Urging Stewardship of the Gift of Water 
Worship Resources for the Watershed Memorial from the ELCA
Our Watershed Moment, a toolkit from the EcoFaith Network of the Minneapolis Synod
Stewarding the Gift of Water: ELCA Advocacy Fact Sheet
Storm water management for congregations
Watershed Discipleship
Water and Ecotheology: Articles by Benjamin Stewart
Creation Justice Ministries Earth Sunday Resource
National Association of Conservation Districts (educational materials)
Worship as Reflection of our Care for Creation
Luther College Ministries and Dakota Road Music Offer Liturgy for Earthkeeping
Giving Voice to My Community and Bringing ELCA Advocacy Home
ELCA Social Statement: "Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope and Justice"
Stewarding God's Creation: Science Matters
Stewarding God’s Creation: Our Choices Matter
Stewarding God’s Creation: Seeing Climate Change’s Impact
Reflections on Swedish Bishops' Letter on Climate Change
Disruption (film)
Worshiping with Creation
Renewal: Stories from America's Religious Environmental Movement
An Inconvenient Truth
God, Creation and Climate Change: A Resource for Reflection and Discussion, Lutheran World Federation.
Waiting for Lutherans
Climate Change as a Perfect Moral Storm
The Second Sunday in Easter in Year C
If there's global warming, why is it so cold? (video)
Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy
Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living
A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming
A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming
10-Minute Energy Saving Secrets: 250 Easy Ways to Save Big Bucks Year Round
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth
Forecast: The Consequences of Global Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, From Darfur to Napa Valley
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergence of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming
Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth
Climate Change and Poverty in the Household of God
Resources for preaching on climate change
National Preach-In on Climate Change: Creation Salvation
National Preach-In on Climate Change: Sermon for Epiphany 5A
National Preach-In on Climate Change: Sermon for Epiphany 6A
You and Your Congregation Can Sign the Paris Pledge!
Evangelical Lutheran leaders argue for Ohio energy efficiency and renewable energy
Stirring the Waters: Faith, Science and Action
ELCA Advocacy Updates
Living Earth Reflections from the ELCA Advocacy Office
Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections
What Every Seminarian Should Learn about Caring for Creation
Green Synod Mission Statement
Celebrating Earth: The Waters of Baptism
Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf"
"A Shared Concern" (Poem) by Gerhard Fuerst
Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston
Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril
Dennis Ormseth
Tom Mundahl
Robert Saler
Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) in Year A (Mundahl)
ELCA Welcomes the Global Climate Agreement
Lutherans Weigh in on PA Clean Power Plan
Religious Community Sends Letter to Trump Transition Team
An Earth Day Action with Results:
Working their Beliefs into the Public Sphere 
LAMPa Director Testifies on Methane Reductions
Climate Change 101 ELCA Advocacy Issue Brief
Worship as Re-Orientation
Sacraments and Creation
Edmonds Lutheran Church is Going Solar
Companion Sites
St. Andrew's Environmental Stewardship Team: Nine Years Old and Still Going Strong!
Toward a Better Worldliness: Ecology, Economy, and the Protestant Tradition
Sing Out! Celebrating with Creation: Songs in Support of Ongoing Earth-Care 
Ten Reasons Why Lutherans Care for All Creation
Getting Started, First Steps
Green Teams
Approving the Covenant
Creating An Action Plan
Action Plan Ideas
Creation Care Congregation: Worship Ideas
Creation Care Congregation: Education Ideas
Creation Care Congregation: Building and Grounds Ideas
Creation Care Congregation: Personal Discipleship Ideas
Public Witness/Policy Advocacy Ideas
Blessing of All the Animals: A Sermon
Lutherans Restoring Creation's YouTube channel & playlists
2017 Synod Assemblies Pass More Eco-Justice Resolutions!
Sample resolutions to edit and submit at your next synod assembly
ELCA Churchwide Pledges to Move Towards a Sustainable Energy Future
Synod Resolutions: Eco-Reformation (2015 and 2016)
Devotional resources for use with the Bible and nature
Ecological Christianity through Luther’s Small Catechism
Checklist for Energy Savings Room by Room
Ecological Christianity Through The Ten Commandments
Ecological Christianity Through The Creed
Ecological Christianity Through The Lord's Prayer
Ecological Christianity Through The Sacrament of Baptism
Ecological Christianity Through The Sacrament of the Altar
Upper Susquehanna PA Synod Eco-Reformation 2015
NorthEastern Iowa's Eco-Reformation (2015)
New England Synod's Eco-Reformation
Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change
Eastern WA/ID Synod Accepts Eco-Reformation Work
Northern Illinois Synod Resolution to Become a "Green Synod" (2008)
Metro New York Resolution: Establishing an Environmental Stewardship Committee (2009)
Are you interested in being a Green Shepherd for your Synod?
Youth Gather and We All Grow!
Southeastern Minnesota Environmental Stewardship Resolution (2009)
Synod Resolutions: Caring for Creation - general
Memorial for Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy; Upper Susquenanna Synod Assembly (2015)
Northeastern Pennsylvania to Study Divestment (2015)
Metro NY Resolution 2015 Release: Fossil Fuel Divestment
Oregon Synod Divestment Resolution (2013)
New England Synod's Bishop Hazelwood Connects with Catholics over Climate (and other) Changes
Synod Resolutions: Divestment from Fossil Fuels
Synod Resolutions: Synod Actions
Sunday January 14-20 in Year A (Schade17)
Retreat in S. Carolina - November 2019
All Saints Sunday in Year A
Resources for Creation Care Congregations
Coming Home To Earth 
The Nature of Things: Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation
Litany for our Personal Covenant with Creation
Caring for Creation: An Environmental Workshop for People of Faith (Erie, PA Synod Workshop 2014)
Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly Lutherans Call for Repeal of “Fracking Loopholes” (2014)
MN Area Synod Passes Climate Change Resolution
New England Synod Takes the Challenge (2013)
Know trash? No trash! Try this youth program!
Augsburg Awarded $475,000 to Help Infuse Sustainability Into All Facets of College Life (2017)
Capital University Utilizes "Green Thread" Environmental Sustainability Platform
Concordia College in Moorhead Hosts Successful Community Tree Planting Event (2017)
St. Olaf Natural Lands Play an Important Role in Conservation Efforts for Native Species
Featured School: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
Several ELCA Colleges Named in the Sierra Club's Top "Cool Schools" List (2017)
Muhlenberg Students Compile a "Guide to Student Sustainability at Muhlenberg"
Cal Lutheran hosts a talk to explore food, climate change link
Cal Lutheran Student "Die-In" Advocated Climate Action (2015)
Wartburg College Offers Graduating Seniors the Opportunity to Make a Sustainability Graduation Pledge
Roanoke has new living space for eco-minded students
Roanoke College Begins to Pursue New Campus Garden Plans (2016)
Wittenberg College Offers a Series of Global Education Events with a Sustainability Focus (2016)
Carthage College Strives to Practice Sustainability by Using Environmentally Friendly Building Materials
Thiel College Hosts Their Annual "Earth Week"
Pacific Lutheran University: The Fred L. Tobiason Outdoor Learning Center - A Habitat Restoration Project
Gettysburg College Offers Nationally Recognized Recycling Program
Augsburg College Offers Course Titled: The Calculus of Sustainability (2012)
Muhlenberg's Green Team Promotes Smart Recycling Practices
Concordia Moorhead Creates Interactive Sustainability Map
Capital University Practices Sustainable Printing
Extended Growing Season at Concordia Moorhead (2015)
Augsburg, Gettysburg, and Luther Colleges Strive to Reduce Food Waste While Helping the Community
Numerous Schools Offer Students the Opportunity to Live in a Community Committed to Living More Sustainably
Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois practices sustainability in Dining Services
Guide to Green Degrees and Careers
Wagner College Offers a Unique City Studies Minor
Florida/Bahamas Synod Energy Audit Resolution (2009)
Metro NY Synod Resolution on Energy Stewardship (2010)
Youth Volunteers Improve Energy Efficiency at Koinonia (2016)
Tales from a Green Shepherd, Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg (2013)
The First Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: Forest Sunday
The Second Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: Land Sunday
The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: Wilderness Sunday
The Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: River Sunday
Young Leaders Emerging from Central States Group
All Earth is Waiting – An Advent Retreat  (November 2018)
Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation Continue… (July 29, 2018)
29 Lutherans in PA were empowered with creation justice tools! (2013)
Sustainability in Action: Tips for Going Green from Texas Lutheran University
LRC Seeks Partnerships with Synods of the ELCA
Wartburg College Offers A New Twist to the Common 3R's of Sustainable Living
Upper Susquehanna (PA) Synod Assembly passes three eco-related Memorials/Resolutions (2015)
Southeastern Synod's Green Task Force
Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath
Kristina Johnson, Colleges and Universities Page Student Editor (past)
Congregation celebrates "green graduation," invites wider community (2017)
Bible verses on nature and care for creation
The Stewardship of Creation: A Theological Reflection
"On Earth As In Heaven: Biblical Ecology for an Eco-Reformation," Dr. Barbara R. Rossing
California Lutherans Restoring Creation Connect (2016)
The First Sunday in the Season of Creation in Year C: Ocean Sunday
Season of Creation: Third Sunday in Year C (Storm Sunday)
Season of Creation: Fourth Sunday in Year C (Universe Sunday)
Lutherans join many other people of faith at Global Climate Action Summit
Sermon on Public Witness
Preaching on Creation: Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Wright18)
Nancy Wright
March 2, 2019: Central States' Workshop
Eco-Resources for Your Synod Gatherings
Justified by Land and Faith
Articles by Panu Pihkala, University of Helsinki
Valparaiso University shares tips about how to reuse plastic bags!
The Green Pledge at Carthage College
Augustana Receives $375,000 to Enhance Campus Sustainability
Gettysburg Campus Kitchen Continues to Cook Up Great Food for a Great Cause
Course Feature: Environmental Stability in Japan
Transportation: “On the Way” Bible Study
Faculty Spotlight: Christina Erickson, Augsburg University
650 New Cal Lutheran Students Helped with Fire Recovery in Ventura Hills
Water: "Living Water" Bible Study
Nick Utphall
Reformation Sunday, Year A
Preaching on Creation: Sunday November 6-12 in Year B (Sassaman18)
Christ the King Sunday, Year B (Ormseth12)
A Theology of Liturgy in a New Key: Worshiping With Creation
EcoPreacher via Patheos
Battery Recycling
Green IT
Midwinter Convocation
Augustana College Working Landscapes
Susquehanna University Employs Shepherd At New 3.9 MW Solar Project
Staff Spotlight: Toby Cain, Luther College
Wartburg College REUSED Store
First Sunday in Advent, Year C (Mundahl)
Prayers for Leadership on Climate Change
Second Sunday in Advent, Year C (Mundahl)
Third Sunday in Advent, Year C (Mundahl)
Awakening to God's Call to Earthkeeping
Fourth Sunday in Advent, Year C (Mundahl)
Christmas Eve, Year C (Schade)
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Year A
The Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year C
The First Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
The Second Sunday After Epiphany in Year C
The Epiphany of Our Lord in Year C
The Second Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
The Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
The Transfiguration of Our Lord in Year C
The Transfiguration of Our Lord in Year C
The Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
The Baptism of Our Lord, The First Sunday after Epiphany in Year C
Green Reflections on the Epiphany Season in Year C (Rhoads)
Creation reorientation: Liturgy to Reconcile People and Planet
Consider Caring for Creation Coaching
Growing a garden church from food scraps and compost
What does church have to do with it?
Where are We? From the Microscopic to the Cosmos: Services and Sermons
Creation of the Cosmos: "Of All that is Seen and Unseen"
Living the Change: A Tool Connected to Many Faiths
Microscopic - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise
God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?
Our Board Votes to Launch Membership Program!
Church Bulletin and Newsletter Input
My Daughter's Inheritance
Sarah Habermehl Locke
Voices from the ELCA - Caring for Creation Today
Introduction to the Season of Lent in Year C (Ormseth)
First Sunday in Lent in Year C (Saler)
First Sunday in Lent in Year C (Ormseth)
Lenten Devotions with a Creation Care Lens
Congregational Covenant and Organizing Kit:  An Overview
What to do for Spring in 2019?
Second Sunday in Lent in Year C (Ormseth)
Second Sunday in Lent in Year C (Saler)
CA - March for Fossil Fuel Freedom 3/16-18
Missouri Lutherans Caring for Creation: 3/30 & 4/27
Third Sunday in Lent in Year C
Third Sunday in Lent in Year C
Reflections from The Bible to the Frontlines - Stony Point Retreat Center, August 2019
Concordia Christmas Concert Links Sustainability and the Arts
Clothing Swap at California Lutheran University
Gettysburg Environmental Concerns Organization
Concordia College Installs Geothermal System
Course Spotlight: Green Europe, Luther College
RecycleMania at Wartburg College!
Muhlenberg Provides Free Bus Service for All Students and Employees
Fourth Sunday in Lent in Year C (Ormseth)
Fourth Sunday in Lent in Year C (Saler)
Energy Stewardship
The Fifth Sunday in Lent in Year C (Ormseth)
The Fifth Sunday in Lent in Year C (Saler)
Blog from Lutheran Restoring Creation: Michael Ochs
Johan Bergh: Luther as Environmentalist
Let All Creation Praise! - companion site
Sunday of the Passion in Year C (Ormseth)
Palm/Passion Sunday in Year C (Saler)
The Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Sunday in Year C
The Second Sunday of Easter in Year C
The Third Sunday of Easter in Year C (Saler)
The Third Sunday of Easter in Year C (Mundahl)
The Fourth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Saler)
The Fourth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Mundahl)
The Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Mundahl)
The Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Saler)
The Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Saler)
The Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Mundahl)
The Seventh Sunday of Easter in Year C (Mundahl)
The Seventh Sunday of Easter in Year C (Saler)
Public Witness: from hand-wringing to actively loving neighbor
Free Table at Augsburg University
Upper Mississippi Center at Augustana College
Augustana University Student Sustainability Survey
Primmer Outdoor Learning Center at Capital University
Campus Conservation Competition at Valparaiso University
Pacific Lutheran University Community Garden
Photo Credit - UnSplash - David Sandvik
Fourth Sunday of Easter in Year C (Susan Henry)
This is Church and You Are Needed Inside & Out
Planning and Carrying Out Green Events
The Day of Pentecost in Year C (Ormseth)
Water discipleship tool for Congregations!
EPA's Energy Star Congregation's Guide
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year C (Ormseth)
Tools for Talking and Acting on Climate with Faith-based Language
Sunday May 29 – June 4 in Year C (Ormseth)
Sunday June 5 – 11 in Year C (Ormseth)
Sunday June 12 – 18 in Year C (Ormseth)
Sunday June 19 – 25 in Year C (Ormseth)
YOUTH: How can YOUR decisions impact your global neighbor?
So We Can Restore Creation
Sunday June 26 – July 2 in Year C (Ormseth)
Sunday July 3 - 9 in Year C (Ormseth)
Sunday July 3 - 9 in Year C (Carr)
Amy Carr
Katrina Martich
Sunday July 10 - 16 in Year C (Ormseth)
Sunday July 17-23 in Year C (Saler)
Sunday July 24-30 in Year C (Saler)
Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year A (Carr20)
Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year C
Sunday August 7 - 13 in Year C
Sunday August 14 - 20 in Year C
Connections Call: Sunrise Movement
Sunday August 21 - 27 in Year C
Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year C (Saler)
Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year C (Carr)
Sunday September 4 - 10 in Year C (Saler)
Sunday September 4 – 10 in Year C (Carr)
Sunday September 11 - 17 in Year C
Season of Creation 2019: Sunday September 15 in Year C (Animal Sunday)
Sunday September 18 - 24 in Year C
Connections Call: From the Bible to the Frontlines
What Does A Strike for Climate Look Like?
Sunday September 25 - October 1 in Year C
Sunday October 2-8 in Year C
Sunday October 9 - 15 in Year C
Connections Call: Climate Civil Disobedience
All Saints Sunday (November 3, 2019) in Year C
Sunday November 13-19 in Year C
Reformation Sunday (October 27, 2019) in Year C
Sunday October 16-22 in Year C
Take the LRC Reformation Day Preaching Challenge
Why do Lutherans Believe in the Resurrection of the Body?
Stewarding your Church “Property” as an Earth Community
Bibliography of Ecology and Faith
Lutheran Theology of Creation: Foundations for a New Reformation
American Lutherans Engage Ecological Theology
What's Next for the Reformation?
Christ the King Sunday (November 24, 2019) in Year C
First Sunday of Advent (December 1, 2019) in Year A (Santmire)
Connections Call: More than 600 Trees
TLU Water To Thrive Group Raises Nearly $8,000 to Build Wells in Ethiopia
Wagner College Introduces Environmental Studies Major
Carthage College Switches to Environmentally-Friendly Projectors
Muhlenberg Named Top Performer in 2019 Sustainable Campus Index
Iowa Interfaith Power & Light Student Intern and Luther College Student Ashalul Aden
Luther College Hosts Fall Plant Giveaway
Light for Madrid - A Devotional
Third Sunday of Advent (December 15, 2019) in Year A
First Sunday of Advent (December 1, 2019) in Year A (Saler)
Second Sunday of Advent (December 8, 2019) in Year A
Fourth Sunday of Advent (December 22, 2019) in Year A
Creation Care Ambassador Program
Christmas Eve and Day (Nativity of Our Lord) in Year C (Ormseth12)
Connections Call: Gifts of restoration for YOU too!
First Sunday of Christmas in Year A
Second Sunday of Christmas in Year A
Epiphany of Our Lord in Years A, B, and C (Ormseth11)
Baptism of Our Lord (January 7-13) in Year A (Schade)
Baptism of Our Lord (January 7-13) in Year A (Mundahl)
Second Sunday after Epiphany (January 14-20) in Year A (Mundahl)
Third Sunday after Epiphany (January 21-27) in Year A (Mundahl)
Third Sunday after Epiphany (January 21-27) in Year A (Schade)
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (January 28 - February 3) in Year A (Mundahl)
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (January 28 - February 3) in Year A (Ormseth)
Connections Call: What is Our Response?
Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (February 4-10) in Year A (Mundahl)
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (February 4-10) in Year A (Ormseth)
Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (February 11-17) in Year A (Mundahl)
Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (February 11-17) in Year A (Ormseth)
Certificate in Climate Justice & Faith at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Lenten Resource: Carbon Fast Calendar
Oceans: Vast & Fragile
Transfiguration of Our Lord (February 20, 2020) in Year A
*Carbon Pricing: Suggested Resolution for 2021*
50 Covenants for 50 Years of Earth Day
Dendroecology Research Lab at Carthage College
Big Hill Farm at Gustavus Adolphus College
Student group pushes St. Olaf to divest from fossil fuel companies
Muhlenberg College President Kathleen Harring and Other Pennsylvania Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Accelerate State's Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
Augustana University Outdoor Classroom
Ash Wednesday in Years A, B, and C (Ormseth11)
First Sunday of Lent (March 1, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)
First Sunday of Lent in Year A (Ormseth14)
Second Sunday of Lent (March 8, 2020) in Year A (Ormseth)
South Carolina Hosts Communion with Creation
Second Sunday of Lent (March 8, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)
5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart
Third Sunday of Lent (March 15, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)
Third Sunday of Lent in Year A (Ormseth14)
Continuing Education Certificate Offered in Creation Care - Lexington Seminary
Finding Community in our Holy Waters During a Time of Isolation
Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 22, 2020) in Year A (Ormseth)
Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 22, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)
Food - Faith - Farming
Fifth Sunday of Lent (March 29, 2020) in Year A (Ormseth)
Fifth Sunday of Lent (March 29, 2020) in Year A (Mundahl)
Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) in Year A (Ormseth)
Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter Day) in Year A (Schade)
Good Green News group of Lutherans
Tools for Grassroots Advocacy: Full Spectrum
Second and Third Sundays of Easter (April 19 & 26, 2020) in Year A (Utphall)
Inspirations and gratitude: a Thank You Card for God's Good Earth
Second Sunday of Easter (April 19, 2020) in Year A (Schade)
Third Sunday of Easter (April 26, 2020) in Year A (Schade)
Fourth Sunday of Easter (May 3, 2020) in Year A (Schade)
Herb Wounded Head III
Christyn Kochmann, Board President
Covenant with Creation Adapted for Spanish Speakers
Fourth Sunday of Easter (May 3, 2020) in Year A (Utphall)
Carbon Issues (video playlist)
InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)
For Discussion Groups (video playlist)
Sermons (video playlist)
For Vacation Bible School (video playlist)
Recycled Crafts (video playlist)
Ecumenical Resources (video playlist)
Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 10, 2020) in Year A (Schade)
Sixth Sunday of Easter (May 17, 2020) in Year A (Ormseth)
Moments of Arising - Video Series
Advocacy vs. Politics
Seventh Sunday of Easter (May 24, 2020) in Year A (Ormseth)
Pentecost in Year A (Ormseth)
Do we Stay Home and DO nothing?
2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future
Lutheran Responses to Fossil Fuel Dependency
"We are inseparable..."
Confused about our way forward?
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year A (Mundahl)
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday June 12-18 in Year A (Mundahl)
Sunday June 19-25 in Year A (Mundahl)
Tools for Talking and Listening
Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year A (Mundahl)
Thanks to Bishop Eaton for her Earth Day Message!
Sunday July 3-9 in Year A (Carr20)
Katrina Martich's Blog
Skip the Grid
Sunday July 10-16 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday July 17-23 in Year A (Ormseth)
How Do We Truly Commit to the Earth Charter?
Eco-Reformation & Environmental Justice: In Word & Deed
Sunday July 24-30 in Year A (Ormseth)
Pastor Jeff Schlesinger
Larry E. Erickson
Heidi Ann Michelsen
Sunday August 7-13 in Year A (Thompson)
Sunday August 14-20 in Year A (Ormseth)
Creation-Focused Worship Service from Sept. 20, 2021
Finding Ways to Work Alongside Grief and Anguish
Sunday August 21-27 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday September 4-10 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday September 11-17 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Ormseth)
ELCA Lutheran Steven Beumer one of twelve "Faith Leaders for Climate" honored by White House as a "Champion for Change"
First Lutheran in Decorah Signs Paris Pledge
Henry Huntington
Sunday September 18-24 in Year A (Santmire)
The Green Foundation of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
Ideas for Reducing your Impact as a Church or Individually
Sunday September 25 - October 1 in Year A (Santmire)
Sunday October 2-8 in Year A (Ormseth11)
Sunday October 9-15 in Year A (Ormseth)
Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire Publishes New Book Dedicated to Lutherans Restoring Creation and it's Founder, David Rhoads
Sunday October 16-22 in Year A (Schifferdecker)
How do you bring up climate change in church?
Sunday October 23-29 in Year A (Ormseth)
Sunday October 30 - November 5 in Year A (Ormseth)
Native Land Acknowledgment: Processes to Heal, Steps to Restore
Booker Vance
Pastor Sandi Olson Decker
Sunday November 13-19 in Year A (Ormseth)
Christ the King Sunday in Year A (Ormseth)
Lutheran Theological Connections (video playlist)
What is Climate Justice? (video playlist)
First Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl20)
First Sunday of Advent in Year B (Ormseth11)
Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl20)
First Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)
Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Ormseth11)
Second Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)
Third Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl20)
Third Sunday of Advent in Year B (Ormseth11)
Third Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl14)
H. Paul Santmire videos
Fourth Sunday of Advent in Year B (Mundahl20)
Fourth Sunday of Advent in Year B (Ormseth11)
Christmas Eve (Nativity of Our Lord) in Years A, B, and C (Utphall20)
Christmas Eve and Day (Nativity of Our Lord) in Year A (Ormseth10)
First Sunday of Christmas in Year B (Utphall20)
First Sunday of Christmas in Year B (Mundahl14)
First Sunday of Christmas in Year B (Ormseth11)
Second Sunday of Christmas in Years A, B, and C (Ormseth12)
Second Sunday of Christmas in Year B (Mundahl15)
Second Sunday of Christmas in Year B (Utphall21)
Baptism of Our Lord in Year B (Ormseth12)
Baptism of Our Lord in Year B (Ormseth15)
Second Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)
Connections Call: January 2021, Rev. Alyssa Mazzei, Creation Care in the traditional church
Second Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth12)
Carbon Fee (and Dividend) Resolution Passed at Churchwide (2019)
Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)
Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth12)
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany in Year B (Ormseth15)
Transfiguration of Our Lord in Year B (Ormseth15)
Creation-Focused Service for Earth Day 2021
First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)
First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)
First Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)
Second Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)
Second Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)
Second Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)
Third Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)
Third Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)
Third Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)
Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl18)
Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)
Fourth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)
Connections Call: February 25th, Gayle Boss
Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)
"A Lutheran Wave of Prayer for Creation and Justice" 3/11 @ 11
Thank you for registering for our service!
Fifth Sunday of Lent (March 21) in Year B (Mundahl18)
Fifth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Saler15)
Fifth Sunday of Lent in Year B (Mundahl12)
Sunday of the Passion in Year B (Schade18)
Second Sunday (April 11) of Easter in Year B (Ormseth12)
Passion Sunday and Holy Week in Year B (Ormseth12)
Easter Sunday in Year B (Ormseth18)
Easter Sunday in Year B (Ormseth12)
Holy Week in Year B (Jorgenson18)
Link to our earlier website
Second Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth18)
Christmas Sermon - Holy Interruption
Second Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth15)
Third Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth18)
Intro Webinar for Congregations Making a Covenant with Creation
Fourth Sunday of Easter (April 25) in Year B (Ormseth18)
Fourth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth15)
Fourth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth12)
Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth12)
Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth18)
Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth15)
Seventh Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth12)
Disaster Resilience & Response (video playlist)
Sample Outreach to/for Churches (video playlist)
For Integration in Worship (video playlist)
Lutherans Restoring Creation Trainings (video playlist)
ELCA World Hunger Offers Vacation Bible School Resources
Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth18)
Seventh Sunday of Easter in Year B (Ormseth18)
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year B (Ormseth12)
Eco-Justice Criticism of the New Testament
Connections Call: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community
Refusing to be Consoled: Climate Change and the Modern-day Slaughter of the Innocents
Day of Pentecost (May 23) in Year B (Mundahl21)
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year B (Mundahl21)
Interview with Bishop Eaton
The First Sunday in the Season of Creation in Year B: Planet Earth Sunday
The Second Sunday in the Season of Creation in Year B: Humanity Sunday
The Season of Creation in Year B: Saint Francis Sunday
The Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation in Year B: Mountain Sunday
Sunday June 12-18 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday June 19-25 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday June 26 - July 2 in Year B (Carr21)
Sunday July 3-9 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday July 3-9 in Year B (Carr21)
Sunday July 10-16 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday July 10-16 in Year B (Mundahl15)
Sunday July 17-23 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday July 24-30 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday July 24-30 in Year B (Mundahl15)
Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year B (Mundahl15)
Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Impact Reduction: Reusable mesh produce bags
Impact Reduction: Communion cups
Impact Reduction: Reduce/eliminate junk mail.
Connections Calls: Ways of Knowing - Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge & Christian Faith
Sunday August 7-13 in Year B (Mundahl15)
Sunday July 31 - August 6 in Year B (Carr18)
Connecting Science, Faith & Service Ideas
Sunday July 17-23 in Year B (Mundahl15)
Perspectives on Animals as Food
Sunday July 24-30 in Year B (Carr21)
creation care group of Lutherans
What Can We Do?
Gregory Miller
Sunday September 4-10 in Year B (Mundahl12)
Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday October 9-15 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Advocating and Acting for Reducing Greenhouse Gases (Call-8/17/21)
Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year B (Mundahl12)
Season of Creation: Focusing Worship on God as Creator
Sunday September 11-17 in Year B (Mundahl12)
Sunday September 18-24 in Year B (Mundahl12)
Sunday September 25 - October 1 in Year B (Santmire15)
Preaching Series on St. Francis: Sunday October 2-8 in Year B (Santmire15)
Preaching Series on St. Francis: Sunday October 9-15 in Year B (Santmire15)
Sunday September 25 - October 1 in Year B (Mundahl12)
2021 Eco-Justice Related Synod Resolutions
Sunday August 28 - September 3 in Year B (Carr21)
Connections Calls (video playlist)
Season of Creation Sunset Prayer Service
A Spectrum of Tools to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Call-9/28/21)
Lisa Brenskelle
Sunday October 9-15 in Year B (Utphall18)
Upcoming Connections Call: 10/26 - Who Are the People in your "Neighborhood"?
Sunday October 16-22 in Year B (Ormseth12)
Sunday October 16-22 in Year B (Utphall18)
Preaching on Creation: Sunday October 23-29 in Year B (Ormseth12)
***NEW*** Preaching on Creation: Sunday October 23-29 in Year B (Carr21)
Preaching on Creation: Sunday October 30 - November 5 in Year B (Sassaman18)
Coming soon!