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Creation-Focused Service for Earth Day 2021

Creation-Focused Service for Earth Day 2021

Prepare for an exceptional online Worship Service your congregation can use for Earth Day 2022 (the weekend after Easter). We ...
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Endangered Species Day

Endangered Species Day

Creation Justice Ministries has a toolkit to help your faith community celebrate Endangered Species Day and accompanying faith-based resources. If you can donate to ...
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Creation-Focused Worship Service from Sept. 20, 2020

Creation-Focused Worship Service from Sept. 20, 2020

Thank you to all who made our first-ever Creation Focused Online Worship Service a huge success!  In addition to the ...
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A Petition for the Advent, Year C

A Prayer for the Season—From "On Care for Our Common Home" (Please note: Language has been changed for the sake ...
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A Petition for the First Sunday of Advent, Year C

Prayer Petition by Pastor Ingrid Arneson Rasmussen Even now, our common home is unfolding. The sun is climbing, the seas ...
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A Petition for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year C

Prayer Petitions by Pastor Ingrid Arneson Rasmussen Our distorted understanding of dominion has caused us to forget that everything—even the ...
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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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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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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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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

A core mission of Lutheran higher education is the integration of faith and learning in service of the common good ...
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St. Andrew's Environmental Stewardship Team: Nine Years Old and Still Going Strong!

St. Andrew’s Environmental Stewardship Team: Nine Years Old and Still Going Strong!

The Environmental Stewardship Team (EST) at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, MN (a congregation of some 6,000 people on ...
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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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Worship as Re-Orientation

One way to look at worship is to say that it is the place where we can express with the ...
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Sing Out! Celebrating with Creation: Songs in Support of Ongoing Earth-Care 

Sing Out! Celebrating with Creation: Songs in Support of Ongoing Earth-Care 

Sing Out! Songs written to known melodies, for use in association with the Eco-Reformation, the Season of Creation, or occasions for ...
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Creation Care Congregation: Personal Discipleship Ideas

Creation Care Congregation: Personal Discipleship Ideas

Discipleship at home and work: “Love your neighbor” Personal Covenant with Creation: Plan a worship service in which members can ...
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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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Litany for our Personal Covenant with Creation

L: For the marvelous grace of your Creation, we pour out our thanks to You, our God. C: We praise ...
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Resources for Creation Care Congregations

The goal of the LRC program is to incorporate creation care into the full identity and mission of your congregation ...
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The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: Wilderness Sunday

A sermon and handouts for the third Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A, Wilderness Sunday: The Third Sunday ...
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The Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: River Sunday

A sermon and handouts for the fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A, River Sunday: The Fourth Sunday ...
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Bible verses on nature and care for creation

Bible and Nature The following is a listing of bible verses on creation, our relationship with the earth, and our ...
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Where are We? From the Microscopic to the Cosmos: Services and Sermons

Where are We? From the Microscopic to the Cosmos: Services and Sermons

Over the summer of 2018 Pastor Susan Henry at House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Hingham Massachusetts decided to try ...
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God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?

God in Forests: Who is Jesus for Chipmunks?

A Service In and For the Forests - Feel free to share this worship service or get ideas - we ...
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Creation reorientation: Liturgy to Reconcile People and Planet

Creation reorientation: Liturgy to Reconcile People and Planet

(Click here to download this document.) Created by Bridget Jones in 2018 as part of her Masters of Divinity program ...
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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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Microscopic - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Microscopic – Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Micro-Creation Service Bulletin - Click here - free to share! (wonderful readings, music, etc.) Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House ...
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Let All Creation Praise! - companion site

Let All Creation Praise! – companion site

Our ecumenical companion site, www.LetAllCreationPraise.org , is maintained by long-time supporter and fellow Lutheran restoring creation, Nick Utphall. This site ...
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Season of Creation: Focusing Worship on God as Creator

Season of Creation: Focusing Worship on God as Creator

We offer creation focused commentaries for every week and lectionary cycle, but what about taking a step back and spend ...
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