On June 26, 2022 our Connections Call considered how conversations about Creation Care in Rural & Small Town America are unique and full or opportunities. Listen in below and explore tools and responses below to apply to your context and grow from there! Panelists: Lisa Swanson Faleide (ND): Recent MasterRead More →

Grace Is Wet – Tom Martin reflects on how water pervades, undergrids, and provides the medium for all life, both physical and spiritual. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, Year C (2022, 2025)Isaiah 62:1-5Psalm 36:5-101 Corinthians 12:1-11John 2:1-11 At theRead More →

Justice and Renewal for Humans, Other Creatures, and the Land – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the biblical Year of Jubilee authorizing us to establish laws and practices for ecojustice. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Third Sunday after Epiphany, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022,Read More →

Acknowledging the Indigenous peoples on whose land our churches sit has the potential to profoundly shift our relationship with the land and with each other. How might you lead your church through a process that opens the door to awakening, acknowledging, reconciliation, and repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery? HowRead More →

Choosing Life – Dennis Ormseth reflects on Moses’ Farewell Speech and Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, Year A (2017, 2020, 2023) Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8 Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 5:21-37 As we continue to mineRead More →

Feasting on the Abundance – Tom Mundahl reflects on what happens when we love all life and care for all living beings. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, Year C (2022, 2025) Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 JohnRead More →