ELCA commits to being a role model in urgent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions!  Congratulations to all the green teams, dedicated activists, and ELCA Church-wide voting members who made this possible.  Read text of approved language here (click) or watch recording of session: We have a specific call to action in all expressions of ourRead More →

This call (video below) happened on May 18, 2021 Focus: How Church Soil Can Feed the Community We were excited to hear stories and ask questions from three very examples of congregation’s who have used their land to grow joy in their midst.  Explore the resources we have compiled regarding Food-Faith-Farming (click here).  Also keepRead 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 →

As there has been continuing conversation and controversy emerging since Michael Moore’s film: Planet of the Human, we decided to share some feedback from a Lutherans Restoring Creation member.  Thanks to Josh Thede, an active member of the Central States LRC Mission Table. Our LRC community plans to discuss the broader challenge of how toRead More →

While many are anxious and isolated during this time of response to a pandemic, we offer these reflections on this week’s readings. (If there are other recordings you wish to share as a balm to soothe and inspiration to act for the common good please submit them here.) March 15, 2020 – 3rd Sunday inRead 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 →

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 here to the whole call (sheRead More →

Since 2020 ELCA and ecoAmerica’s Blessed Tomorrow have trained over 300 members to reach out to their faith community in order to activate congregations to work towards climate solutions in their areas.  There are dozens of certified Ambassadors ready to share their new skills and resources with your church and community.  All “Certified Ambassadors” whoRead More →