Thank you to theologian and fellow eco-activist, H. Paul Santmire, who joined the Lutherans Restoring Creation network to offer hope and respite to carry with us in our work. Also consider the challenge Paul Santmire and David Rhoads (LRC founder) offer here (click). Bring this piece to your church groupRead More →

On June 26, 2022 our Connections Call considered how conversations about Creation Care in Rural & Small Town America are unique and full or opportunities. Listen in below and explore tools and responses below to apply to your context and grow from there! Panelists: Lisa Swanson Faleide (ND): Recent MasterRead More →

Thanks to Pastor Zach Parris (AKA- The Vinyl Preacher) for welcoming us in to conversation with Pastor Ron Rude about his recent book: Amending Christianity: The Natural Sciences as a Window into Grounded Faith and Sustainable Living.  Book Review/Overview:  Journal of Lutheran Ethics Review by Adam White Please note that weRead 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 regardingRead More →

Listen in to our discussion with Ruth Ivory-Moore, ELCA’s Program Director, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility Focus: Just Transitions What does this term mean? How do we discuss these issues in love and faith and move forward together? Check out this resource out of the Advocacy Office: “Just Transition toRead More →

Acknowledging the Indigenous peoples on whose land our churches sit has the potential to profoundly shift our relationship with the land and with each other. How might you lead your church through a process that opens the door to awakening, acknowledging, reconciliation, and repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery? HowRead More →