Upcoming Events

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Find an eco-challenge: on-going online events that help you act out Creation Care habits with a group of kindred spirits (search your region and/or your faith community).

Why Insects Matter: Professor Scott Solomon, Rice University

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In October, join Scott Solomon, Associate Teaching Professor in Biosciences at Rice University, for a discussion on the complex relationships we have with insects and the reasons why they have been-- and continue to be-- among Earth's most essential species. Insects are also the most diverse group of organisms on

Living the Change Weekly Conversations: Energy

Zoom Online

As recent scientific reports have made clear, a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is needed to avoid the worst impacts of a changing climate.  The multifaith statement to the U.N. Climate Conference, Walk on Earth Gently, invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world

Bonhoeffer, the Church, and the Climate Question

The 16th annual David and Marilyn Knutson Lecture begins with Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s provocative 1933 essay on “The Church and the Jewish Question” and draws parallels to climate change. Where virulent anti-Semitism was the most important issue facing the church in Bonhoeffer’s day, Martin-Schramm argues Bonhoeffer would have grave concerns about

The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Zoom Online

Oct. 28 – Nov. 18, Thursdays - online You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key

“Climate Justice, Food, and Faith”

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As our climate continues to heat up and the impacts of that warming grow more frequent and severe, farmers, fisherfolk and communities around the world are increasingly challenged. Observed climate change is already affecting food security through increasing temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, and greater frequency of extreme weather events which

Living the Change Weekly Conversations: Energy

Zoom Online

As recent scientific reports have made clear, a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is needed to avoid the worst impacts of a changing climate.  The multifaith statement to the U.N. Climate Conference, Walk on Earth Gently, invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world

Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium: On Our Way to Truth and Healing

LSTC will partner with Other+Wise for the 13th Annual Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium on November 16 and 17, 2021. The event will be offered virtually. The theme for this year's symposium is "On Our Way to Truth and Healing." The symposium educates seminarians, church leaders, and allies about the

Living the Change Weekly Conversations: Energy

Zoom Online

As recent scientific reports have made clear, a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is needed to avoid the worst impacts of a changing climate.  The multifaith statement to the U.N. Climate Conference, Walk on Earth Gently, invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world

The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Zoom Online

Oct. 28 – Nov. 18, Thursdays - online You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key

Living the Change Weekly Conversations: Food

Zoom Online

As recent scientific reports have made clear, a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is needed to avoid the worst impacts of a changing climate.  The multifaith statement to the U.N. Climate Conference, Walk on Earth Gently, invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world

GRATITUDE Connections Call!

Join us as we share the stories of gratitude we discover as we are Lutherans Restoring Creation. Tuesday - November 23rd at 8pm ET/7 CT/6 MT/ 5 PT / 4 AK (Zoom link will be sent to all on Good Green News list the day before) Come to the "table"

Living the Change Weekly Conversations: Food

Zoom Online

As recent scientific reports have made clear, a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is needed to avoid the worst impacts of a changing climate.  The multifaith statement to the U.N. Climate Conference, Walk on Earth Gently, invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world