In preparation for Youth and Young Adult Gathering 2024, Lutherans Restoring Creation is hosting an art contest! You are invited to use art to show what our communities and church would look like if we lived in harmony with God’s Good Creation. We know the youngest in society live in trepidation of environmental devastation. SoRead More →

The front cover of the book, "Decarbonization Strategies and Drivers to Achieve Carbon Neutrality for Sustainability," which features pictures of a solar panels, a wind turbines, a small car, a bus and a desert landscape.

Decarbonization Strategies and Drivers to Achieve Carbon Neutrality for Sustainability emphasizes the significance of various decarbonization strategies. Sections cover contributions of bioenergy to decarbonization, non-fossil energy targets, the role of wind energy, hydrogen energy, potential of geothermal energy, nuclear energy, wind to energy, role of electrification and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies, andRead More →

a split zoom screen with an elderly white man on the left and a middle aged white woman on the right, they are both smiling

Paul Santmire talks with Lisa Dahill, the Miriam Therese Winter Chair for Transformative Leadership and Spirituality, Director of the Center for Transformative Spirituality at Hartford International University for Religion and Peace. Among many other things, they discuss the vulnerability of getting barefoot in the Eucharist, poetic gifts in the paw prints of bears, and viewingRead More →

In our work,  we often “try not to shame” people to change their ways and encourage just infrastructure change.  We strive to offer a joyful opportunity to be in better relationship with Creation and gifts from God.  That is easier said than done.  We invited some pastors, students, and professors to share their perspectives andRead More →

Alex Egertson is the Director of Sustainability for Lutheran Retreats, Camps & Conferences, an outdoor ministry in Southern California. Based at Luther Glen Farm, Alex spends most of his work days in the beautiful California sunshine growing organic produce and teaching campers and guests about creation care. Alex holds a Master of Arts in ReligionRead More →

Are you ready to welcome people from your church +/or community to discuss our call to Care for Creation? You are not alone: reach out to people on our map that may be near you and see if they can offer help. However… the true experts are all around you already. Your community needs to beRead More →

FACT: The Earth is Good! Get the Good News (watch below) in less than 2 minutes and share with someone who needs to be reminded: Do you have more Good News to share from your congregation? Let your light shine > https://bit.ly/LRCActionPlan Then dive deeper:  Lutherans Restoring Creation Board Member, Baird Linke: discusses the criticalRead More →

The Earth Examen practice does not require any special place or expertise.  This is just a method for truly taking in where you are and being grateful for it! Use either of these templates to personally contemplate the space around you or use it next time you gather for youth group, Bible study, church councilRead More →