Are you ready to welcome people from your church +/or community to discuss our call to Care for Creation? You are not alone: reach out to people on our map that may be near you and see if they can offer help. However… the true experts are all around you already. Your community needs to beRead 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 →

What tools can churches and individual members bring to the table to achieve 50% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030? See Chat Log HERE Also see materials and ideas shared during the August 17th Connections Call (click here). Thanks to our speakers: Jim Martin-Schramm —  Jim’s Slide Deck  Jonathan Barker Lisa Brenskelle NEXT STEPS:Read 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 →

Geothermal Comes to the Battlefield By Delaney Schlake (M. Div Middler, Trinity Lutheran Seminary) 150 years ago, the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (LTSG) figured prominently into the story of the Civil War. Pickett’s charge was inaugurated on Seminary Ridge, and the cupola of the seminary building itself served as a lookout point for both theRead More →

During the season of Lent (or any other time of introspection), share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship committee, Youth Group, Church Council or just for your own personal Lenten journey: See our March 2024 Connections Call on Lenten Creation Care: Print out +/or share day-to-day tools using any of these calendars orRead More →

Blessed Tomorrow’s Moving Forward Guide ecoAmerica helps leaders from the local government, the public health sector, and faith-based cohorts figure out how to usher people into urgent action on climate change. This brief guide provides you with information and resources to reduce energy use, to build resilient houses of worship as refuges from a changingRead More →

This workbook serves as a resource and planning guide for clergy, staff, and laypersons of houses of worship who want to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities. They can do this by implementing realistic and cost effective energy improvement projects. Download the guide and appendices for free below. Be sure to also find outRead More →