LRC is a grassroots movement promoting care for creation in the ELCA   


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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


NEW Sign Up Your Congregation or Camp Now for the Energy Stewards Initiative! This is a 1-2 year program to help your church or outdoor ministry save energy and money.  Application Deadline: May 15, 2015.

NEW The Lutheran April Issue Theme: Helping Save the Earth

Includes "Restoring Creation with Faith," which profiles Lutherans Restoring Creation as well as six persons and two congregations who are "working daily to care for creation."  Also included in the issue are "Things Congregations and Organizations Can Do to Save the Planet," "Things Individuals and Families Can Do to Help Save the Planet," a Study Guide, and more.

ELCA Applauds US Climate Change Pledge
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America applauds today’s announcement of the United States’ pledge towards a new global agreement to address climate change, which will be finalized in Paris this coming December.  [Read More]

Take Action!  Sign an interfaith climate petition calling on the U.S. government to fulfill its commitment to addressing climate change at the upcoming United Nations climate negotiations.

A New Heaven, A New Earth: 
Food Justice, Ecology, and Revelation 
Interdisciplinary Intensive Course, 
June 15 – 19, 2015, 
Wake Forest University School of Divinity, 
Asheville, North Carolina.


Earth Justice Ministries Resource for Earth Day Sunday: "Have you anything here to eat?" Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate

Lutheran Pastors, Scholars and Teachers Send Open letter to Bishop Elizabeth Eaton supporting eco-justice for the ELCA


RESOURCES FOR PREACHING

NEW EACH WEEK  Creation Care Commentary on the Common Lectionary

The Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth). A flourishing planet where all of life together in filled with the glory of God.

The Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth). The vine if the sign of right relationship--Creator, people, and land interrelated.

The Fourth Sunday of Easter in Year B (by Dennis Ormseth). "Earth is our Home, a Place of Nurture and Sustenance."




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