NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
NEW Sign Up Your Congregation or Camp 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. [Note: Deadline extended to June 1]
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.
Earth Justice Ministries Resource for Earth Day Sunday: "Have you anything here to eat?" Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate
RESOURCES FOR PREACHING
NEW EACH WEEK Creation Care Commentary on the Lectionary
Trinity Sunday in Year B (2015) (by Leah Schade). "Here am I. Send me to love and serve creation."
The Day of Pentecost in Year B (2015) (by Leah Schade). Let the Pentecostal fires and the winds of the Spirit transform your congregation into a force that takes action on behalf of ailing creation.