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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 →

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 →

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 →

Check out the great ideas from this mostly virtual VBS program and imagine how they can work in your context! Be sure to share/learn some of the American Sign Language that goes along with each video. Thanks to all the co-sponsoring organizations that made this Day Camp possible – as a resource then and asRead 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 and Technology Service Learning Camps –Read More →

  Back in the summer of 2018 hundreds of youth and group leaders visited our Lutherans Restoring Creation space in the Interactive Educational Area during the National Youth Gathering in Houston. Every visitor was asked to spend about 5 minutes walking through a “tour” of their typical day and consider how their daily decisions impacted theirRead More →

How does LRC support Outdoor Ministries? Lutherans Restoring Creation supports Outdoor Ministries in three key ways:Read More →