Divorced, Together –  Nick Utphall reflects on connections in the family of creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for First Sunday of Christmas, Year B (2020, 2023, 2026) Isaiah 61:10 – 62:3Psalm 148Galatians 4:4-7Luke 2:22-40 For creation connections, it doesn’t get much clearer than the Psalm for the day, Psalm 148.Read More →

The ELCA has been working to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.  As individuals and institutions continue to reconcile and repair relationships, let’s consider what specific role Creation Care Ministries can offer.  One step in the process is to listen to people’s stories and recognize the roots of racism and inequity found throughout our nation andRead More →

As we live, work, and worship in the land that is now called the United States, Lutherans Restoring Creation recognizes that we do so on land that was stolen from Indigenous peoples. As we are called to restore creation, we are also called to restore right-relationship with one another.  As we join in this holyRead More →

Lutherans Restoring Creation is proud to co-sponsor the Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary’s Certificate in Climate Justice and Faith Program.  Join a cohort of global, faith-fueled learners who are ready to bring eco-theology to life at home! Download more information and share with community organizations. Follow the Center for Climate Justice & Faith via their Facebook pageRead More →

The 2019 ELCA Advocacy Convening (April 29 – May 1)  gathered over 100 lay and rostered  leaders to be trained as advocates. The theme: “Prepared to Care: Our Advocacy in Light of Disasters Intensified by Climate Change.” Below are some highlights as I, Phoebe Morad, experienced them. Thanks to those who support Lutherans Restoring CreationRead More →

A request from Kim Acker,  member at University Lutheran Church in Palo Alto, to be public witness: On March 16-18, our local community has decided to take to the streets to demonstrate with our bodies that the jig is up on funding fossil fuels. I know you accept the reality of climate change, but whatRead More →