Check out the great ideas from this mostly virtual VBS program and imagine how they can work in your context! Be sure to share/learn some of the American Sign Language that goes along with each video. Thanks to all the co-sponsoring organizations that made this Day Camp possible – as a resource then and asRead More →

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 by ground-breaking writer Octavia E. ButlerRead 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 is authored by a mainline protestantRead 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?”) Now, we recommend her newestRead 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 Spotlight as part of our Creation-FocusedRead 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. This Convenant  is an easy way to do that, with backgroundRead 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 for All.  Read 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 make sure we live this out? Read More →