Needing New Life:  Nick Utphall walks through a mental exploration with the Shepherd.   Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year A (2020, 2023, 2026)Acts 2:42-47Psalm 231 Peter 1:19-25John 10:1-10 Editor’s Note: In his commentary for the Sundays before and after Earth Day 2020, Nick Utphall reflectedRead More →

Needing New Life – Nick Utphall reflects on Easter Season and Earth Day during the COVID-19 pandemic. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Second Sunday of Easter, Year A (2020, 2023, 2026)Acts 2:14a, 22-32Psalm 161 Peter 1:3-9John 20:19-31 Readings for Third Sunday of Easter, Year A (2020, 2023, 2026)Acts 2:14a,Read More →

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Columbia, MO – Forty eight people participated in an intergenerational planting of native Missouri shrubs in our church’s Rain Garden to culminate our 2022 Earth Week theme, “Honoring Our Sacred Trust: Caring for God’s Creation Now and For Future Generations” More →

The Community Church, a mission of the ELCA in Babcock Ranch, the first solar city in the United States, host their second annual Earth Day Fair. TCC sponsored and organized an event where 19 local nonprofit organizations and agencies shared with residents here what type of work they are doing in our area to protect,Read More →

An Act of Solidarity -All Synods – All Congregations– Earth Sunday April 24th The NY Metro synod asks all synods and all synod congregations to join us nationally on Earth Sunday, April 24th in a joint action of solidarity to raise up the importance of Creation Care and promote the Earth Charter ( The askRead More →

Creation is our Home, the Abiding Place of Nurture and Sustenance – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the manner with which we regard the creation around us. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024)  Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18Read More →

We hope you will join us on March 11, 2021, alongside peoples and communities of all faith backgrounds, to raise awareness about climate justice. With these prayers and opportunities for education, advocacy, and action, we hope to empower and embolden our communities to live out our faithful call to care for Creation. Download available inRead More →

Prepare for an exceptional online Worship Service your congregation can use for Earth Day 2022 (the weekend after Easter). We will have it available for download no later than April 9, 2022.  Complete this form if you would like to receive special notification when it is available for download.  Otherwise, subscribe to our YouTube channel andRead More →

Good Green News group of Lutherans

On our April 2020 Connections Call, we lifted up numerous ways we can represent what the ELCA’s Creation Care stance offers and how to implement action from where we are each planted. Since we are all living in very different spaces and each know our own audiences best there seems to be a spectrum ofRead More →

Integrate Creation Care elements into your worship service: register to use the upcoming LRC worship service, get inspiration from these samples, or simply worship outside! Host an intergenerational study group to reflect on Five Theses for Earth Day, developed by authors of our 1993 Social Statement on Creation Care.  Ask your Council to commit toRead More →