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Five Theses for Earth Day (Rhoads & Santmire)

Five Theses for Earth Day (Rhoads & Santmire)

The Board of Directors of Lutherans Restoring Creation thanks Rev. Dr. David Rhoads and Rev. Dr. H. Paul Santmire for ...
Continuing Ed. & Online Learning Opportunities in Eco-Theology and Environmental Justice

Continuing Ed. & Online Learning Opportunities in Eco-Theology and Environmental Justice

There are a growing number of learning opportunities from seminaries and other trusted institutions (many are online and free). We ...
Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

Ways to Integrate Creation Care in your Lenten Practices

During the season of Lent (or any other time of introspection), share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship ...
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Let’s Talk! video interview with Lisa Dahill

Paul Santmire talks with Lisa Dahill, the Miriam Therese Winter Chair for Transformative Leadership and Spirituality, Director of the Center ...
For Discussion Groups (video playlist)

For Discussion Groups (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKkVLP8olQBkDCZ7tNPMBRA8=-QIhizB8wsU&layout=gallery ...
Hosting a Discussion with a Group:

Hosting a Discussion with a Group:

Are you ready to welcome people from your church +/or community to discuss our call to Care for Creation? You ...
Creation Care Ambassador Program

Creation Care Ambassador Program

Since 2020 ELCA and ecoAmerica's Blessed Tomorrow have trained over 300 members to reach out to their faith community in ...
FACT: The Earth is Good

FACT: The Earth is Good

FACT: The Earth is Good! Get the Good News (watch below) in less than 2 minutes and share with someone ...
Youth Gather and We All Grow!

Youth Gather and We All Grow!

Back in the summer of 2018 hundreds of youth and group leaders visited our Lutherans Restoring Creation space in the ...
Rooted & Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis (2019)

Rooted & Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis (2019)

Rooted and Rising is for everyone who worries about the climate crisis and seeks spiritual practices and perspectives to renew ...
InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)

InfoSharing from Experts (video playlist)

https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLFPMTinJ7FKlJVRqTFp8u2vjQuZsPm4uV&layout=gallery ...
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 ...
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 ...
Microscopic - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Microscopic – Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Micro-Creation Service Bulletin - Click here - free to share! (wonderful readings, music, etc.) Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House ...
Justified by Land and Faith

Justified by Land and Faith

Christian Faith and Environmental Ethics: Aldo Leopold's Sand County Almanac and Luther's Freedom of A Christian A timeless reflection shared ...
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 We were excited ...
Water discipleship tool for Congregations!

Water discipleship tool for Congregations!

Vermont Lutheran Church partners with Interfaith Power & Light to Share the Various Ways to Revere Water: In 2018, Vermont ...
Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

This regional organization shares the experts in their midst with the wider audience online across the globe. Check out the ...
Native Land Acknowledgment: Processes to Heal, Steps to Restore

Native Land Acknowledgment: Processes to Heal, Steps to Restore

As we live, work, and worship in the land that is now called the United States, Lutherans Restoring Creation recognizes ...
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 ...
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 ...
Intro Webinar for Congregations Making a Covenant with Creation

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 ...
Confused about our way forward?

Confused about our way forward?

As there has been continuing conversation and controversy emerging since Michael Moore's film: Planet of the Human, we decided to ...
2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future

2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future

2016 Churchwide Assembly Passes Memorial To Move Towards A Responsible Energy Future During the months leading up to the August ...
Oceans: Vast & Fragile

Oceans: Vast & Fragile

This past fall,  Lutherans Restoring Creation helped facilitate an Ocean Leadership Training event at the New England Aquarium along with ...
Light for Madrid - A Devotional

Light for Madrid – A Devotional

Thanks to the work of Green Shepherd, Lisa Brenskelle,  there is a way for your congregation to hold a gathering ...
Tools for Talking and Acting on Climate with Faith-based Language

Tools for Talking and Acting on Climate with Faith-based Language

Blessed Tomorrow's Moving Forward Guide ecoAmerica helps leaders from the local government, the public health sector, and faith-based cohorts figure ...
What does church have to do with it?

What does church have to do with it?

As many faith-based organizations are struggling with their place in relation to people's daily lives, so does the Evangelical Lutheran ...
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 ...
Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections

Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections

Take yourself, your class, or your congregation on a journey that explores the intersections between climate change and hunger with ...