Visual Map: What is a Green Shepherd? Click here. Or… if you prefer words: What is a Synod-wide LRC Liaison? As a Synod-wide LRC Liaison, you are the point person for communication between Lutherans Restoring Creation (LRC), Advocacy and Stewardship outreach from the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA), your localRead More →

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa., has flipped the switch on its 3.9 MW solar array, supplying 30% of the university’s electricity needs. Built by WGL Energy Systems, the project is employing sheep to help maintain the surrounding grass and weeds. A flock of approximately 30 sheep will come from local Owens FarmRead More →

What a wonderful story of regional advocacy! The Southeastern Synod decided to enlist a caring for creation “task force” at their 2013 Synod Assembly and since then a small band of powerful people across several states have gained momentum. After meeting as a small group several times to set goalsRead More →

Connections Call conversation from October 26, 2021 about all the people in our web of creation care. Listen in to find out more about the host of helpers among us:  Fellow Green Shepherds Creation Care Ambassadors Creation Care Coaches Community Organizers as trained via Organizing for Mission network Our pastRead More →

Recordings and supporting documents from monthly Connections Calls for Lutherans Restoring Creation (see below!) Join our monthly call to hear from “Green Shepherds” across the country on a variety of topics in our Connections Calls.  Be sure to join our Good Green News email list to get the call-in detailsRead More →

Hear again from Author,  Gayle Boss speak about her Lenten Series (click here or the video below): Wild Hope.  To continue the conversation re: animal welfare check out our resource pages. “In Wild Hope, vivid stories of 25 of these wild ones wake in us wonder—and grief at what they suffer onRead More →

On a recent Connections Call we asked folks to share some readings and resources that give them strength. Here are some links and downloads per their suggestions. (To listen to the call, just click here.) Thanks to all the Green Shepherds on the call and bless your work! We WereRead More →

Thanks to the work of Green Shepherd, Lisa Brenskelle,  there is a way for your congregation to hold a gathering many miles away in prayer.  As the U.N. Climate Conference met in Madrid (Dec. 2-13, 2019) prayers were sent to support their efforts by bringing the conversation into churches inRead More →