Reason for All of God’s Creation to Rejoice! – By Dennis Ormseth reflects on removal of the fear of disaster and the coming near of the Lord. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C (2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, 2024) ZephaniahRead 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 →

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 →

There are voices across the ELCA calling for a reformation of the church to encompass care for all of God’s good creation. We have spent centuries rightly nurturing our relationship with God (Love God) and one another (Love your neighbor). However, we have neglected God’s relationship with creation, our relationshipRead More →

Fire and Wind – Leah Schade reflects on letting the Pentecostal fires and the winds of the Spirit transform your congregation into a force that takes action on behalf of God’s ailing creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for the Day of Pentecost, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021,Read More →