Booker Vance is the Policy Outreach Coordinator for Elevate Energy.  He is a native of Houston, TX. He attended Bethany Lutheran College in Lindsborg, KS where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics with a concentration in Mathematics in 1980. He continued his education as he graduatedRead More →

The Grace Gathering ran parallel to the 2016 Churchwide Voting Assembly in New Orleans. The goal in gathering was to inspire one another to look back at the 500 years since the Reformation and see how to move forward in faith and love for the next 500 years. On AugustRead More →

Announcing a new, non-degree eco-justice learning program with Lutheran theological foundations and on-going nourishment from a cohort-based model to ensure community engagement. Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary’s Certificate in Climate Justice and Faith Hear more about the emerging Climate Justice Center at PLTS in this recording of the 2020 Founder’s DayRead More →

As part of our Connections Calls, we get to hear feedback from representatives who work in various expressions of the ELCA. (Click here to listen.) During the January 2020 call, after a group devotional,  Katrina Martich shared what she took away from the 2019 Lutheran Disaster Response Convening.  Listen hereRead More →

Right Delight is the Basis of Right Action: Robert Saler reflects on Luke 10:38-42 Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary Readings for July 17-23, Series C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Amos 8:1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1: 15-28 Luke 10:38-42 The story of Mary and Martha has, throughout history,Read More →

We are honored that Louis Tillman was on Lutherans Restoring Creation inaugural Board of Directors from 2017-2020.   For an update on his work in the world, check out these stories from the church community he has served in Baltimore: Saint Philip’s Lutheran Church: No Plastics for Lent East Baltimore pastorRead More →