LRC is a grassroots movement promoting care for creation in the ELCA.
NEW Nurturing a Network and Celebrating a Season of Creation
The mission of the Northwest Minnesota Synod Creation Care Team is “to nurture a growing network that inspires our congregations and their members to live out God's call to be stewards of the earth for the sake of the whole creation.” At their first retreat in February, the Team did just that. [Read More]
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Hosts Environmental Educators
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NLOM) hosted the 2013 Environmental Education Intensive for Lutheran Outdoor Ministries. Educators from camps in Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Illinois gathered from Feb. 11-14 to share ideas, develop new programming, network, and worship. [Read More]
However, the congregation's Environmental Stewardship Committee didn’t let go of the idea. [Read More]
Many Voices Come Together to Make Big Reverberations
Twenty-nine Lutherans from across Pennsylvania and beyond gathered at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, PA, the last weekend in January to become LRC trainers. They were empowered to return to their synods and congregations with the tools, connections and renewed faith to restore creation. [Read more]
Read more stories about what Lutherans are doing to care for creation.
Tell us your story about what you or your congregation has done to care for creation.
Ideas, themes and resources for the coming months
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After Earth Day:
NEW LRC Profile: Phoebe Morad, Synodical Training Coordinator
"As an environmentalist growing up in the Lutheran church I have always been frustrated by the assumption that I’m a bit of a hippy because I respect nature and conserve resources. ... I have been so grateful to find a whole network of fellow Lutherans who see this work as critical to our mission in caring for one another as God’s gifts." [Read More]
NEW Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution Passes at Oregon Synod Meeting. [Read More]
Food and farm policy moving on Capitol Hill: act now
WRITE to Congress today [Read More and Take Action]
Protect creation: speak out for energy efficiency today
Write to your senators in support of the Energy Savings and Industrial Competiveness Act. [Read More and Take Action]
Help end global food insecurity
Urge Congress to maintain poverty-focused development assistance [Read More and Take Action]
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LRC RESOURCES FOR PREACHING
NEW EACH WEEK
Holy Trinity Sunday and the Second Sunday in Pentecost in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth). What is we thought of Christ as Wisdom, God's playmate who leads us into joyful dance?
The Second Sunday after Pentecost in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth). Join the Earth in a new song to the Lord!
Overall Care for Creation Reflections on the Gospel of Luke for Preaching in Year C. (by David Rhoads)
Reflections and Inspiration
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