Listen, Share, Connect!

Join our call to hear from “Green Shepherds”* across the country by registering (for free) here. We will send you information including the call-in details for our periodic conference calls with others in the ELCA working in this ministry at various levels!

Save the Date:
Monday  – April 6th, 2020
Noon Eastern — 11 am Central — 10 am Mt — 9 am Pacific
CALL FOCUS: Getting Creative with Creation Care
How do we take the limitations of our new reality and continue our work: creatively connecting each other and neighbors to the planet & each other? 

Listen in to our Connections Calls from this season below:
We always start out hearing from each other about something from the outside world that gave us joy over the past few weeks. Then we hear from a variety of projects and plans from across the country to add to our treasure chest of GOOD GREEN NEWS!

March Recorded Call: Nicole Newell, Hunger Fellow in the CA Public Policy office (read more about her here) shared scripture, realities about neighbors, and practical ideas regarding our faith connection to foodListen in here (Nicole starts at minute 16)

February Recorded Call:  Hear from congregations and synods across the country about what they intend to do for the season of Lent and for Earth Day 2020.  Listen in here. 

January Recorded Call:  A report from the 2019 Lutheran Disaster Response Convening and suggested resources (along with sharing good green news from the 20+ habitats we all represented!) Listen here and get links. 

December Recorded Call: Sharing of Good Green Gifts (see all related links here). And listen in to the whole conversation here!

November Recorded Call:  Deacon Laura Heller and the rest of team from the MD/DE Synod share how they have planted over 600 trees in their region! Also hear ideas about how to put this in perspective with  your setting. 

October Recorded Call:  Kim Acker (Grace Lutheran in Palo Alto, CA) shares her experiences with civil disobedience and how she’s found hope in learning about how the ground (soil specifically) is a climate solution right under our feet! 

September Recorded Call: about what “From the Bible to the Frontlines” might mean to us and how our faith influences our voice in the world (and vice versa). 

August Recorded Call:  we hear from people involved in the Sunrise Movement and some reflections on the Green New Deal. 

*What is a Green Shepherd?