In this call (click here), 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. Join our monthly call to hear from “Green Shepherds”*Read More →

In this call (click here), 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! Join our monthly call to hear from “Green Shepherds”* acrossRead More →

In this call (click here) we hear 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). Join our monthly call to hear from “Green Shepherds”* across the country on a variety of topics.  BeRead More →

In this call (click here) we hear from people involved in the Sunrise Movement and some reflections on the Green New Deal. Join our monthly call to hear from “Green Shepherds”* across the country on a variety of topics.  Be sure to join our Good Green News email list toRead More →

While caring for the environment can feel overwhelming, it’s when we stand together, each doing our part, that we find hope, gain strength, and make a difference. Find a tool below to help celebrate God’s gifts to us! Download (Click Here) the information shared from Portico and Lutherans Restoring CreationRead More →

The 2019 ELCA Advocacy Convening (April 29 – May 1)  gathered over 100 lay and rostered  leaders to be trained as advocates. The theme: “Prepared to Care: Our Advocacy in Light of Disasters Intensified by Climate Change.” Below are some highlights as I, Phoebe Morad, experienced them. Thanks to thoseRead More →

What can YOU do to get congregations in your area thinking about Caring for Creation as part of church? 1. Host a Presentation or Workshop: No need to start from scratch – we have many templates that you can use as is or add to. Also plenty of resources areRead More →

Anyone who is working in a capacity to encourage right relationships with neighbor and planet as an integral part of church life is a Lutheran restoring creation.  Our grassroots movement is driven by laity, pastors, synodical leadership, and others who hold positions in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America andRead More →

Public Witness/Policy Advocacy: “Church exists to serve the world” Hands-on project. Learn what environmental projects are happening in your area and what organizations are sponsoring them. Recruit members of your congregation to partner with them in the effort. Restore a habitat, clean up trash, plant trees, write letters to localRead More →