Overall Home Energy Saving Measures Efficiency Heat/ AC: Install high efficiency ENERGY STAR-rated furnace and air conditioner, at least at level of 94% efficiency. Place furnace where it can provide the greatest distribution of forced air flow throughout the house. Heat/AC: Have duct settings adjusted for maximum spread/flow of heat and cool air throughout theRead More →

Lutherans Restoring Creation greatly appreciates the volunteers who keep the following resources updated. We are also blessed to have a ELCA Stewardship and Advocacy teams who manage a standing library of resources ranging from public policy how-to’s to every social statement in entirety to study guides to talk about holistic stewardship practices in your church:Read More →

Take yourself, your class, or your congregation on a journey that explores the intersections between climate change and hunger with the ELCA. These toolkits are designed to be a program-in-a-box or customizable segments of information and activities for use in many congregational or educational settings. Download : Climate and Hunger Toolkit    Read More →

MAY 19th, 8-12 at the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center Come and join us at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center for a day of learning practical ways we can all respond to God’s call to care for the earth with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Barbara Rossing Click here to download more information.Read More →

by Leah D. Schade Clergy have such high instances of stress, weight problems, hypertension, depression and heart problems that poor health is becoming a characteristic of the profession. The kind of frenetic lifestyles that pastors — and our society — lead also contribute to our planet’s “health crisis.” Read MoreRead 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 →

Creation Justice Ministries has a toolkit to help your faith community celebrate Endangered Species Day and accompanying faith-based resources. If you can donate to cover postage, they will send you copies of this bulletin insert in the mail. Send your request to info@creationjustice.org  (while supplies last.)Read More →

In stewarding God’s creation, we may need to faithfully change some our habits and lifestyles. Browse or search below to get inspiration on how to “touch the earth lightly” with your individual actions!      Read More →