An Environmentalist-Turned-Pastor Reflects on Ash Wednesday – Lois Sorensen. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Ash Wednesday in Years A, B, and CJoel 2:1-2, 12-17Psalm 51:1-172 Corinthians 5:20b – 6:10Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Our Old Testament text for Ash Wednesday (Joel 2:1-2, 12-17) certainly has eco-theological aspects.Read More →

Being church together doesn’t have to mean we have one mind.  Listening to the Holy Spirit within each of our stories can help us move beyond disagreement and confusion.   There is no one way to help us along this journey, but there are many resources to help us find commonRead More →

Empowered in God’s love for the creation. – Dennis Ormseth reflects on Micah 6 and the beatitudes of Matthew 5. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary Readings for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, Year A (2017, 2020, 2023) Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 “Hear,Read More →

When we turn around, we receive the unanimous approval of the mountains, the hills, and the foundations of the Earth. – Tom Mundahl reflects on what God asks of us. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary (originally written by Tom Mundahl in 2014) Readings for the Fourth SundayRead More →