I was born and raised in Austin, Texas in a family that, up to my generation, had a long history as farm laborers and farmers, and with origins stretching back to Oslo, Norway and to Guanajuato, Mexico. During my so-called formative years, I was raised in Lutheran schools, and bothRead 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 ourRead 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 theRead More →

Booker Vance is the Policy Outreach Coordinator for Elevate Energy.  He is a native of Houston, TX. He attended Bethany Lutheran College in Lindsborg, KS where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics with a concentration in Mathematics in 1980. He continued his education as he graduatedRead More →

henryphuntington at gmail dot com 23834 The Clearing Dr. Eagle River, AK  99577 (907) 696-3564 Current Position/Vocation/Location Arctic Science Director, Ocean Conservancy (2017-) Owner, Huntington Consulting (1996-) Relevant Publications by Speaker Huntington, H.P., S.L. Danielson, F.K.Wiese, M. Baker, P. Boveng, J.J. Citta, A. De Robertis, D.M.S. Dickson, E. Farley, J.C.Read More →

I´m currently an administrator and professor for the study abroad program of Valparaiso University,  (Praxis Center) located in Costa Rica.  I teach classes about Central American history, politics, religion, ethnicity, environmental issues, sustainable development and also Comparative Healthcare Systems.   In addition, I occasionally lead short term service learning experiencesRead More →

Larry is a professor of chemical engineering at Kansas State University (see bio here) and an integral member of the Central States Synod LRC Mission Table.     Read More →

Pastor, Heart of Illinois Lutheran Parish (First Lutheran, Lee, IL and Immanuel Lutheran, Compton, IL) Creation Care has been a lifelong passion of mine and I am thrilled to stretch my network of fellow stewards of Creation beyond the walls of my own congregation and the borders of my synod.Read More →

Pastor Christyn serves as our Board President as of March 2021.  Among her many talents, she serves a critical role in creating the online worship services we offer (see here). Christyn is a second-generation ordained ELCA pastor and first-generation environmental activist. Her experiences at a Lutheran summer camp in OhioRead More →

Campus Minister, Jacksonville Campus Ministry Sarah Locke is currently the campus minister for Jacksonville Campus Ministry in Jacksonville, Florida. Previously she served in various capacities at Jacob’s Porch (Ohio State’s Lutheran Campus Ministry), and Gamecock Lutheran (University of South Carolina’s Lutheran Campus Ministry). In 2012 she began seminary at LutheranRead More →