A variety of events are listed in our community calendar below (local to global, in-person and virtual).  See our Connections Calls page for recordings of past conversations and support material.

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Local Electric Cooperatives as Tools for Equity and Healing

January 25th  -  8pm ET/ 7 CT/ 6 MT/ 5 PT / 4 AK Hear from Emilie Bouvier, Director of Organizing in the Minneapolis Area Synod, share on experiences working with rural electric cooperatives as an exciting place to gain some traction and move the needle on climate and equity

Earth Charter Implementation in the ELCA

We were happy to have the ELCA officially endorse the Earth Charter in 2019 once voted on at Churchwide Assembly (read the history here).  But, what have we done since then? Hear from a team of leaders in four synods that are eager to share what tools they are using

Let’s Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Connections Call - March 22, 2022 - 8pm ET/7 CT/6 MT/ 5 PT / 4AK As institutions and individuals we have a hard time understanding and being in control of how our money is used as consumers and investors. We will hear from a few fellow Lutherans (who are) Restoring

creation focused online worship service for Earth Day

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

All are welcome to join this year’s Earth Day Online Worship! We are honored to have the Rev. Dr. Carmelo Santos sharing the message of the day according to the Readings for April 24th. This service will have full translation in Spanish. If you want to integrate the service in

Carbon Dividend Programs: Updates and Conversations

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL)—a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy climate change organization focused on national policies to address the climate crisis—currently fields 14 faith-based teams, including one for the ELCA. Come hear the co-leaders of the Lutheran Action Team with an update on their first year’s accomplishments and their second year

Conversation with the Author: Ron Rude

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Join us in conversation with Pastor Zach Parris (AKA- The Vinyl Preacher) as he speaks with Pastor Ron Rude about his recent book: Amending Christianity: The Natural Sciences as a Window into Grounded Faith and Sustainable Living. REGISTER (click) NOW and save the Zoom Link info to your calendar! You

Your Voice Matters: Become a Creation Care Ambassador (8/30/22)

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Join Us for a Connections Call on the Creation Care Ambassador Program The Creation Care Ambassadors Program through Blessed Tomorrow will empower and equip you to inspire clergy, congregants, your workplace, community and policymakers to action on climate change that makes a difference. The training is available online, on-demand! This

Conversation with the Author, H. Paul Santmire – EcoActivist Testament

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

September 27th, 2022 Join us on Zoom at 8pm ET/ 7 CT/ 6 MT/ 5 PT / 4 AK We are excited to have theologian, H. Paul Santmire, join us to talk about his newest book: EcoActivist Testament: Faith Explorations for Fellow Travelers.  This book was written especially for faith-driven

Doctrine of Discovery’s Role in Climate Injustice

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

The ELCA has been working to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.  As individuals and institutions continue to reconcile and repair relationships let's consider what specific role Creation Care Ministries can offer this mission.  One step in the process is to listen to people's stories and recognize the roots which reverberate

Resilience as part of Disaster Response

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Join us as we welcome Avery Davis Lamb (Creation Justice Ministries) to speak about the Faithful Resilience resources and hear voices from Lutheran Disaster Response. Register Now to get the Zoom link and submit questions. Contact us if you have Good Green News to share as we meet the challenges

Advent Virtual Pot Luck (12/27/2022)

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Bring your favorite way to Slow Down and Renew! December 27, 2022 - 8pm ET/7 CT/6 MT/ 5 PT / 4 AK REGISTER - CLICK HERE Over the course of Advent we are asked to slow down and renew our spirits.  We have had great resources shared in the past,

Homecoming (Connections Call for Jan. 24th 2023)

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Join us for a conversation about spirituality and creation care to nourish us for the road ahead! Jan 24, 2023 at  8pm ET/7 CT/6 MT/ 5 PT / 4 AK God revealed Godself in flesh and the stuff of the world, which makes our spiritual lives look an awful lot like coming