Pr. Mary Ann Harrison is a TEEM Pastor in the ELCA. She has over 33 years of ministry experience across multiple denominations. Her focus is social justice and advocacy. She enjoys working with all ages but has a passion for working with the youth and the often overlooked elderly and individuals with disabilities. Pr. HarrisonRead More →

ELCA Pastor 36 years, now full time prairie steward which basically means seed planter and weed puller.  🙂 (Read Living Lutheran story here.)  Creator of Earth Church.  We gather for celebration and thanksgiving in the sanctuary the Creator made = our beautiful, yet now imperiled planet Earth.   Our devotion to connecting people with the dirt, theRead More →

Baird Linke is a seminarian with Wartburg Theological Seminary and the Montana Synod. He’s a passionate advocate for ecojustice and creation-oriented spirituality, and when he isn’t working or studying he can be found running, mountain biking, and skiing with his dog Kintla.  Baird is serving as the pastoral intern at Lord of Life Lutheran ChurchRead More →

Kaylie was born and raised in Wichita, Ks. In 2018, she graduated from Bethany College (Lindsborg, Ks.) with a degree in Psychology, and Religion, with a minor in Sustainability. From there she moved to Berkeley, CA., to pursue her M.Div at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, where Kaylie completed her degree (with a concentration in ClimateRead More →

Gabriel Morgan is the pastor of St Paul Lutheran Church in Tampa, FL. He serves as the chair of the Care for Creation Committee for the Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality, which is currently focused on green infrastructure improvements to local stormwater systems. He is on the leadership council for the University of SouthRead More →

Sister Jessica Zimmerle is the Program & Outreach Director of Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light. She provides strategic guidance to religious communities working toward environmental justice and organizes people of faith to advocate for justice-oriented policies on climate change, fossil fuels, chemical safety, salmon/orca recovery, and more. Sr. Jessica has a Masters of ArtsRead More →

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Christine Moolo serves as the Program Director, World Hunger Initiatives on the Building Resilient Communities team within the Service and Justice (S&J) Unit of the ELCA. Her role is focused on extending and deepening the work of ELCA World Hunger through grant partnerships domestically and internationally prioritizing S&J’s MERGE focus areas: Migration, Economic, Racial, GenderRead More →

Johanna Bernu is a freshman at Cloquet Senior High School located in Cloquet, Minnesota. She is a descendant of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and lives in the reservation community. She is deeply committed to cultural reclamation and language revitalization. Johanna can see the value in using Indigenous and western worldviewsRead More →

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offered the sermon for our Good Shepherd Sunday service in celebration of Earth Day 2021.  As the Board of Directors for Lutherans Restoring Creation, we were honored that she also accepted our request to take some follow-up questions collected by our network.  Here are portions of our time with her that weRead More →

Pastor Sandi Olson Decker serves as Pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in King City, CA. She and her husband, Chad, have two grown sons, Carson and Tristan. A 1990 graduate of the University of Oregon, Pastor Sandi is a native Oregonian with a deep dedication to her family and the Oregon Ducks. She has aRead More →