Octavia E. Butler’s dystopian tale offers a wealth to the imagination for any Bible Study/Creation Care team to wrestle with.  Even though she wrote this in 1993, the prophetic warnings are more vivid during the COVID/Climate Chaos era. (Read Slate article here.)  From amazon’s post: “This first Earthseed novel byRead More →

By Rev. Carmelo Santos, Ph.D. Find out more directly at: GodandtheBrain.com “Where does God live?” Has your child ever asked a tough question about life or faith that requires you to explain how your beliefs fit with modern day science? This devotional book for children is unique because it isRead More →

We have been grateful for the shared knowledge and experience shared by climate scientist and fellow person of faith, Katharine Hayhoe.  Her voice has been a part of many Lutherans Restoring Creation trainings (Climate Weirding series is especially useful, like: If I just explain the facts, they’ll get it right?”)Read More →

There are a variety of ways congregations and individuals are working throughout the Maryland/Delaware Synod to love neighbor by considering their impact as energy consumers. Check out how St. Philip’s in Baltimore reaches out to various partners in order to be a beacon in their community: (Watch their Stewardship SpotlightRead More →

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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. Ask them to watch this introductionRead More →

This vacation Bible school program, “River of Life,” focuses on the importance of water, highlighting how ELCA World Hunger is working with our neighbors around the world on clean-water projects. Download here: VBS_River_of_Life_2021 Visit (click here) ELCA’s World Hunger list of VBS resources with many integrations of Creation Care forRead More →

During the 2019 Churchwide Assembly the ELCA voted to officially sign onto the principals of the Earth Charter.  How does the Earth Charter fit into what ELCA has already committed to do and our way forward? (Click and share one-pager created by ELCA) Now what? How do we all makeRead More →

A Video Series by the EcoFaith Network, NE MN Synod Listen with us to the haunting Easter hymn, Now the Green Blade Rises,  Look with us throughout this Jubilee year of Earth Day for the green blades rising in and for a wounded creation. http://www.nemnsynod.org/moments-of-arising-series.htmlRead More →

Since there are so many members of our ELCA community who live in agricultural areas and we all depend on food to sustain us; let’s explore how we can deliberately share the spectrum of ways our churches can inform members of opportunities, practice mindful eating, and love the wide arrayRead More →