Recycling in Philadelphia: Extending the Philos of the City to the Earth
M.Div. student Dustin Wright and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia Green Team discerned that recycling would be a faithful way to respond to what the Holy Spirit was calling them to do in caring for creation. [Read More]
“Heat is Cheap; Air Conditioning is (Almost) Free” for Camp Ewalu (Strawberry Point, Iowa)
Before he retired as Director, Dale Goodman led Ewalu through a process of adding money-saving, environmental features. “We are a camp of the church; it is our responsibility – simply part of our mission - to be good stewards of the earth.” [Read More]
God's Land is in Good Hands at Washington Prairie
When the members of Washington Prairie Lutheran Church congregation learned that a portion of its land is a rare oak savanna the congregation committed to preserving it and turning a bare pasture into an orchard for the future. Read More
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LRC RESOURCES FOR PREACHING
Dirt People: An Eco-Sermon for Ash Wednesday by the Rev. Leah D. Schade
NEW EACH WEEK The Common Lectionary
The Second Sunday of Lent in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth). The Spirit is the Giver and Sustainer of Life, all of life.
The First Sunday of Lent in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth). Lent calls us to serve the flourishing of creation.
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REFLECTIONS AND INSPIRATION
NEW Sermons from the Interfaith Power & Light National Preach-In on Climate Change
Harnessing “The Butterfly Effect”
A Joint Book Review of
Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation, Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda
Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver
By The Rev. Dr. Leah D. Schade, Ph.D.