Why bother with Advent?  Paul Santmire reflects on the start of the Advent season and offers a sermon example. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary (originally written by Paul Santmire in 2016) Readings for the First Sunday in Advent, Year A (2016, 2019, 2022) Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122Read More →

Freedom from Fear is Freedom to Act:  Robert Saler reflects on Luke 12:32-40 Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary Readings for August 7-13, Series C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Psalm 50:1-8, 20-23 Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Luke 12:32-40 Well-cathechized Lutherans tend to be familiar with mostRead More →

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Revelation’s Easter Message Readings for Series C (2016, 2019, 2022) Revelation 7:9-17 **Acts 9:36-43 **John 10:22-30 Sermon from Pastor Susan Henry at House of Prayer Lutheran Church,  Hingham MA More than Just Weird Grace to you and peace from our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. After Sunday worship lastRead More →

Look for God downward, deep into the soil of the “crucified Christ” by Robert Saler Reading for Series C: 2013 The Second Sunday in Lent in Year C Genesis 15:1-18 Philippians 3:14 – 4:1 Luke 13:31-35 The readings for this Sunday hinge on two of the most powerful biblical motifsRead More →

How do we care for all that God has created?  What happens when our answer differs wildly from others? This year’s speakers at Mid-Winter Convocation will help us navigate the challenges of how we live, what we eat, and our fraught relationship with the land. Melanie Harris, Professor of Religion,Read More →

Congratulations to the assembly and team which brought forth a Memorial and Resolution to support the focus on ecological integrity throughout the ELCA’s 500th Observance of the Reformation! The good news as detailed by proud Pastor Alex Schmidt: Greetings, this evening, Folks of Faith Lutheran [Leavenworth, WA]! You can beRead More →

Eastern Washington-Idaho Synod Assembly 2015 Resolution 1  Memorial on Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change WHEREAS, 2017 will mark observances of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, which addressed fundamental threats to human well-being and all of God’s creation in theological, social, and political ways; and WHEREAS, the 1993 ELCA SocialRead More →

On May 19, 2015, LSTC Professors Kadi Billman, Barbara Rossing, and Vítor Westhelle, reflected on A Bishops’ Letter about Climate Change published by the Church of Sweden in 2014. The Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén, archbishop of the Church of Sweden, concluded the session presented for the LSTC Board of DirectorsRead More →

MAY 19th, 8-12 at the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center Come and join us at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center for a day of learning practical ways we can all respond to God’s call to care for the earth with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Barbara Rossing Click here to download more information.Read More →