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Tom Mundahl

Tom Mundahl

Tom Mundahl, a retired pastor, lives with his wife, Anne, in Elm Cottage in St. Paul, where they tend a ...
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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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Resources for preaching on climate change

Resources for preaching on climate change

Resources for preaching on climate change from A New Awakening, an ecumenical movement for climate solutions ...
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Worshiping with Creation

Worshiping with Creation

We have traditionally done worship focusing on our human relationship with God and our human relationships with each other. Now ...
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Luther College Ministries and Dakota Road Music Offer Liturgy for Earthkeeping

Luther College Ministries and Dakota Road Music Offer Liturgy for Earthkeeping

A core mission of Lutheran higher education is the integration of faith and learning in service of the common good ...
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Worship as Reflection of our Care for Creation

Worship as Reflection of our Care for Creation

Green the Congregation through Worship  Reflections and Ideas by David Rhoads Worship is the central recurring event in the life ...
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The Sound of Scripture: Reading the Bible Aloud (Lutheran University Press, 2013).

The Sound of Scripture: Reading the Bible Aloud (Lutheran University Press, 2013).

This is a brief guide for lay readers who want to become more confident and effective in communicating the meaning of God's ...
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Reflection for Good Friday

Reflection for Good Friday

After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, Jesus said (in order to fulfill the scripture), “I am ...
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EarthBound video series - Now Available Streaming!

EarthBound video series – Now Available Streaming!

This timeless series, filmed in high definition, takes Martin Luther´s breakthrough understanding of Justification and Vocation and explodes it across ...
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GreenFaith: Mobilizing God's People to Save the Earth

GreenFaith: Mobilizing God’s People to Save the Earth

GreenFaith: Mobilizing God's People to Save the Earth gives concrete examples and tips that will help people of faith and ...
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Leah D. Schade - Speaker, Author, Preacher

Leah D. Schade – Speaker, Author, Preacher

Rev. Dr. Leah D. Schade first started helping Lutherans Restoring Creation as she joined us in a training at Mar-Lu ...
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Larry Rasmussen's Lecture for the Bonhoeffer Lectures in Public Ethics at Union Seminary

Larry Rasmussen’s Lecture for the Bonhoeffer Lectures in Public Ethics at Union Seminary

Voices from science, ethics, and theology on Eco-Reformation. Veni, Creator Spiritus! An Ecological Reformation Veni, Creator Spiritus! Once a World Council ...
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Rev. H. Paul Santmire writes for the rest of us

Rev. H. Paul Santmire writes for the rest of us

Behold the Lilies: Jesus and the Contemplation of Nature:  A Primer  (2017) Read a chapter: From Lake Wobegon to the ...
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Let All Creation Praise: Worshiping God with Creation

Let All Creation Praise: Worshiping God with Creation

Click here for resources to care for creation worship throughout the year Download freely and adapt for your worshiping context ...
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Eight Ways Pastors can Give Care for Creation Leadership

Eight Ways Pastors can Give Care for Creation Leadership

The Role of ELCA Pastors in Care of the Earth Stewardship of the Earth: The people of God are called ...
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Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit

Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit

author: Leah D. Schade Informed by years of experience as an environmental activist and minister, Leah Schade equips preachers to interpret ...
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GreenFaith Fellowship Program

GreenFaith Fellowship Program

The GreenFaith Fellowship Program is a wonderful, challenging 18-month program that prepares lay and ordained leaders from diverse religious traditions for ...
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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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ELCA calling from "Vision and Expectations"

ELCA calling from “Vision and Expectations”

Stewardship of the Earth "The people of God are called to the care and redemption of all that God has ...
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Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship

by John Berge Member of Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church in Racine, WI. "Tell the truth. Give no false hope Tell ...
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Why We Need an Eco-Reformation

Why We Need an Eco-Reformation

There are voices across the ELCA calling for a reformation of the church to encompass care for all of God’s ...
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Sample sermon: The First Sunday after Christmas in Year C

Sample sermon: The First Sunday after Christmas in Year C

Sermon by Paul Santmire The First Sunday after Christmas in Year C (January 3, 2016) First Reading: Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm: ...
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17 Ways to be an EcoPreacher

17 Ways to be an EcoPreacher

by Rev. Dr. Leah Schade Here are 17 ideas excerpted from my book Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit (Chalice Press, ...
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Season of Creation Year A: Land Sunday

Season of Creation Year A: Land Sunday

Opening Blessing. Rejoice O soil, in the God who made you, Fear not animals of the field, for God provides ...
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The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year B: Sky Sunday

The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year B: Sky Sunday

The Season of Creation is an optional season of the church year that celebrates God the creator and various domains ...
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Season of Creation Year A: Forest Sunday

Season of Creation Year A: Forest Sunday

Celebrating Forest Sunday in the Season of Creation “Then shall the trees of the forest sing for joy.” This week ...
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