Connections Calls

Recordings and supporting documents from monthly Connections Calls for Lutherans Restoring Creation (see below!)

Join our monthly call to hear from “Green Shepherds” across the country on a variety of topics in our Connections Calls.  Be sure to join our Good Green News email list to get the call-in details (add us to your address book so they don’t end up in spam). To join our email list, click here!

Connections Call: Advocating and Acting for Reducing Greenhouse Gases

Connections Call: Advocating and Acting for Reducing Greenhouse Gases

A Call to Advocate and Act for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gases for the Health of All >> Be sure ...
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Upcoming Connections Call: A Spectrum of Tools to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (9/28)

Upcoming Connections Call: A Spectrum of Tools to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (9/28)

What are all* the tools we, as ELCA churches and individual members, bring to the table to achieve 50% Reduction ...
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Our Board Votes to Launch Membership Program!

Our Board Votes to Launch Membership Program!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Lutherans Restoring Creation Board Votes to become a Membership Organization Contact: Phoebe Morad, info@lutheransrestoringcreation.org Friday February 22, ...
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Interview with Bishop Eaton

Interview with Bishop Eaton

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offered the sermon for our Good Shepherd Sunday service in celebration of Earth Day 2021.  As the ...
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Food - Faith - Farming

Food – Faith – Farming

Since there are so many members of our ELCA community who live in agricultural areas and we all depend on ...
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Connections Calls (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKneoOobuRaoX6qxleOzH91Z&layout=gallery ...
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Connections Call: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community

Connections Call: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community

This call (video below) happened on May 18, 2021 Focus: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community Be sure you ...
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Intro Webinar for Congregations Making a Covenant with Creation

"Creation Care" is more than just "being green."  Integrating a lens of eco-justice is not only critical in order to ...
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Perspectives on Animals as Food

Perspectives on Animals as Food

July 2021 Connections Call Recording & Related Resources: Hear as Sarah & Brandon Bowers describe their methods of raising animals ...
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Connections Calls: Ways of Knowing - Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge & Christian Faith

Connections Calls: Ways of Knowing – Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge & Christian Faith

Connections Call from Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Focus: Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge, and Christian Faith: How Can Various Ways of Knowing ...
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Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)

Just Transitions Conversation (March 2021)

Listen in to our discussion with Ruth Ivory-Moore, ELCA’s Program Director, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility Focus: Just Transitions What ...
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Connections Call: More than 600 Trees

In this call (click here), Deacon Laura Heller and the rest of team from the MD/DE Synod share how they ...
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Connections Call: Climate Civil Disobedience

In this call (click here), Kim Acker (Grace Lutheran in Palo Alto, CA) shares her experiences with civil disobedience and ...
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Connections Call: From the Bible to the Frontlines

In this call (click here) we hear about what “From the Bible to the Frontlines” might mean to us and ...
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Connections Call: What is Our Response?

Connections Call: What is Our Response?

As part of our Connections Calls, we get to hear feedback from representatives who work in various expressions of the ...
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Connections Call: Gifts of restoration for YOU too!

Connections Call: Gifts of restoration for YOU too!

On a recent Connections Call we asked folks to share some readings and resources that give them strength. Here are ...
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Connections Call: Sunrise Movement

In this call (click here) we hear from people involved in the Sunrise Movement and some reflections on the Green ...
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Connections Call: January 2021, Rev. Alyssa Mazzei, Creation Care in the traditional church

Creation Care in the traditional church Hear from Rev. Alyssa Mazzei (First Lutheran in Springfield, Ohio), as she shares her ...
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Native Land Acknowledgment:  A Process

Native Land Acknowledgment:  A Process

Acknowledging the Indigenous peoples on whose land our churches sit has the potential to profoundly shift our relationship to our ...
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How do you bring up climate change in church?

How do you bring up climate change in church?

There are so many examples from our brothers and sisters across the nation sharing exciting and authentic ways of conversing ...
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50 Covenants for 50 Years of Earth Day

50 Covenants for 50 Years of Earth Day

Some Lutherans Restoring Creation have decided to take on a challenge of inviting at least 50 Congregations in their synod ...
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Finding Ways to Work Alongside Grief and Anguish

Finding Ways to Work Alongside Grief and Anguish

Thanks to all who joined the August 2020 Connections Call to share experiences with and resources on how to keep ...
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Connections Call: February 25th, Gayle Boss

Connections Call: February 25th, Gayle Boss

Hear again from Author,  Gayle Boss speak about her Lenten Series (click here or the video below): Wild Hope.  To continue ...
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