The following resolution was passed at the June 2015 Assembly of the Northeastern Pennsylvania: WHEREAS, Jesus calls us as his disciples to both love God and love our neighbor, and climate change is a direct threat to both God’s creation and God’s people, the church should be a leader inRead More →

Resolution 2009 – 03: Environmental Stewardship 1 WHEREAS, the ELCA adopted the “Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope and Justice” Social 2Statement at the Churchwide Assembly in 1993 to address the church’s understanding of God’s 3 call to us to care for the earth; and, 4 WHEREAS, the ELCA has createdRead More →

Congratulations to the assembly and team which brought forth a Memorial and Resolution to support the focus on ecological integrity throughout the ELCA’s 500th Observance of the Reformation! The good news as detailed by proud Pastor Alex Schmidt: Greetings, this evening, Folks of Faith Lutheran [Leavenworth, WA]! You can beRead More →

Eastern Washington-Idaho Synod Assembly 2015 Resolution 1  Memorial on Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change WHEREAS, 2017 will mark observances of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, which addressed fundamental threats to human well-being and all of God’s creation in theological, social, and political ways; and WHEREAS, the 1993 ELCA SocialRead More →

Submitted/Approved at the June 2015 Northeastern Iowa’s Synod Assembly: Eco-Reformation in the Context of the Northeastern Iowa Synod WHEREAS, in the previous Memorial Eco-Reformation in the Context of Climate Change, substantive statements were presented indicating the urgency and importance of addressing this matter at our next Churchwide Assembly; and WHEREAS,Read More →