This interview led by ELCA’s Sustainability Associate, Adele Bodog, follows Donna Pellegrin Permaculture design certificate holder, who uses her certification to conduct work on her church’s property and Larry Herrold, a second-year seminarian at United Lutheran Seminary, as they discuss their experience in Permaculture and steps to designing and financing food forests.Read More →

Here is a link to an article about our newly dedicated urban farm, a collaboration between our seminary and Axiom Farms, a federation of Black farmers in South Carolina. https://www.lr.edu/news/food-and-faith-formation-ltss-combats-food-deserts-through-farm-table-initiative   –submitted by Jennifer ShimotaRead More →

Thanks to Wilbur Holz in Rapid City, SD for sharing this example and resource: Trex https://www.trex.com/ the decking company has a program for recycling plastic. If 500 pounds is collected in a community a bench will be donated. Trinity has started collecting plastic. Some of our members have talked to local businesses and have collectedRead More →

creation care group of Lutherans

AFFIRM: Personally, with your church council, or entire synod, review our ELCA’s 1993 call to action and commit to engaging in steps to live into that calling. Ask your Church Council to consider how Creation Care can fit into the context of your church community. This Convenant  is an easy way to do that, with backgroundRead More →

This call (video below) happened on May 18, 2021 Focus: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community We were excited to hear stories and ask questions from three very examples of congregation’s who have used their land to grow joy in their midst.  Explore the resources we have compiled regarding Food-Faith-Farming (click here).  Also keepRead More →