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Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections

Tool Kit on Climate Change Connections

Take yourself, your class, or your congregation on a journey that explores the intersections between climate change and hunger. These ...
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Youth Gather and We All Grow!

Youth Gather and We All Grow!

Back in the summer of 2018 hundreds of youth and group leaders visited our Lutherans Restoring Creation space in the ...
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Know trash? No trash! Try this youth program!

Know trash? No trash! Try this youth program!

Put on a youth program about Trash! How well do you know your trash? How can your youth group become ...
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Ideas for Reducing your Impact as a Church or Individually

Ideas for Reducing your Impact as a Church or Individually

The fruit of one of our Connections Calls, we thank our friends from New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, MD ...
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Perspectives on Animals as Food

Perspectives on Animals as Food

July 2021 Connections Call Recording & Related Resources: Hear as Sarah & Brandon Bowers describe their methods of raising animals ...
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Impact Reduction: Reduce/eliminate junk mail.

Impact Reduction: Reduce/eliminate junk mail.

Thanks to our friends from New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, MD via Charlie Bailey. If you have updates or ...
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Impact Reduction: Communion cups

Impact Reduction: Communion cups

Thanks to our friends from New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, MD via Charlie Bailey. If you have updates or ...
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Impact Reduction: Reusable mesh produce bags

Impact Reduction: Reusable mesh produce bags

Thanks to our friends from New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, MD via Charlie Bailey. If you have updates or ...
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Food - Faith - Farming

Food – Faith – Farming

Since there are so many members of our ELCA community who live in agricultural areas and we all depend on ...
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So We Can Restore Creation

So We Can Restore Creation

While caring for the environment can feel overwhelming, it’s when we stand together, each doing our part, that we find ...
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Church Bulletin and Newsletter Input

Church Bulletin and Newsletter Input

There is plenty of information "out there" on how we can make steps to live a life with less of ...
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Living the Change: A Tool Connected to Many Faiths

Living the Change: A Tool Connected to Many Faiths

GreenFaith has helped pull together leaders from various religions across the globe to recognize our common concern for the planet ...
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What does church have to do with it?

What does church have to do with it?

As many faith-based organizations are struggling with their place in relation to people's daily lives, so does the Evangelical Lutheran ...
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Growing a garden church from food scraps and compost

Growing a garden church from food scraps and compost

We turned an empty lot in L.A. into an edible sanctuary. by Anna Woofenden (shared from Christian Century magazine) When I moved ...
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Consider Caring for Creation Coaching

Consider Caring for Creation Coaching

What is ELCA Coaching? Click here for a Ministry Description Why would you need a Creation Care Coach for your Synod ...
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Sustainability in Action: Tips for Going Green from Texas Lutheran University

Sustainability in Action: Tips for Going Green from Texas Lutheran University

Buy local produce, and services whenever possible. Set up a recycling station in your kitchen Invest in mason jars. (Although ...
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Checklist for Energy Savings Room by Room

Checklist for Energy Savings Room by Room

Overall Home Energy Saving Measures Efficiency Heat/ AC: Install high efficiency ENERGY STAR-rated furnace and air conditioner, at least at ...
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Devotional resources for use with the Bible and nature

Devotional resources for use with the Bible and nature

The Green Bible (Harper Bibles, 2008). New Revised Standard Version that highlights in green print all passages related to nature throughout ...
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Companion Sites

Companion Sites

Lutherans Restoring Creation greatly appreciates the volunteers who keep the following resources updated. We are also blessed to have a ...
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Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf"

Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf”

Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf” by Dr. Leah D. Schade ...
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Living Earth Reflections from the ELCA Advocacy Office

Living Earth Reflections from the ELCA Advocacy Office

ELCA Advocacy Office Relections Living Earth Reflections from ELCA Advocacy offers writing from staff and guest writers on a variety ...
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Creation Care: Faith to Action May 19th, 2018

Creation Care: Faith to Action May 19th, 2018

MAY 19th, 8-12 at the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center Come and join us at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center for a day ...
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Healthy Pastor, Healthy Congregation, Healthier Planet

Healthy Pastor, Healthy Congregation, Healthier Planet

by Leah D. Schade Clergy have such high instances of stress, weight problems, hypertension, depression and heart problems that poor ...
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Water Conservation in Your Home

Water Conservation in Your Home

Why conserve water: Fresh water is a precious and scarce commodity in the world. Develop the habit of rationing water, ...
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