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

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NEW Closing the Circle - Composting at LSTC 



Two years ago, the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago took on an ambitious project, expanding its composting program to its refectory. [Read More]

Here Comes the Son: Christ and Trinity Lutheran Church Goes Solar


The idea of going solar began with an observation and a question. [Read More]

Caring for Creation: An Environmental Workshop for People of Faith 


Lutherans Restoring Creation of the Northwest Pennsylvania Synod held a workshop on September 13, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Erie, Pennsylvania. [Read More]





NEW  
Why We Don't Act and How We Can

David Rhoads, LRC Director
Krost Symposium, September 17, 2014
Texas Lutheran University



UPCOMING EVENTS

 Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation

March 10-13, 2015

Serafino McLaren Vale, South Australia

download brochure at the bottom of this page


2017 Observance of the 

Plans and proposals for an Eco-Reformation

RESOURCES

Books, Videos, Greening Congregation Guides, Climate Change and more 


 PLAN AHEAD

For worship planning year round, visit letallcreationpraise.org



SPECIAL OFFER

Order EarthBound video series at half price using LRC discount coupon!


This cutting-edge series, filmed in high definition, takes Martin Luther´s breakthrough understanding of Justification and Vocation and explodes it across God´s magnificent creation.

 NEW CLIMATE CHANGE ADVOCACY

ELCA ACTION ALERT

December 1 Deadline Approaching to Comment to the EPA ! 

For our country to meet the targets in the recent U.S. - China climate agreement, the EPA's proposed rule to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants must be in place.  Please comment now and tell your friends to join our effort!

 [Read More and Take Action]



ELCA ACTION ALERT

NEW Raise your voice and prayers for world leaders 

at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru this December!

World leaders will gather in Lima for the UN Climate Change Conference in December.  We ask you today to raise your voice and urge our world leaders to join us as we fulfill our call to care for all God’s creation and share its resources in solidarity. [Read More]


For more actions you can take, news about how Lutherans are advocating for solutions, and educational resources on climate change, click here.

LRC PROFILE: 
Kaila Hochhalter, 
Youth Ministry Coordinator


I feel so blessed not only to be called by the Holy Spirit to serve as Pastor at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer and in the community of Fort Morgan, Brush, and Wiggins in Northern Colorado but also to have another calling to care for God’s creation . . . . [Read More]

[See additional LRC profiles]


LRC RESOURCES FOR PREACHING

NEW EACH WEEK  The Common Lectionary

The First Sunday in Advent in Year B (By Tom Mundahl). Be alert with hope. And beware the consumers of Christmas.


Christ the King Sunday in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth). We are the sheep of God's pasture. We are the people of God's world.


Archive of Care for Creation Commentary



BIBLE AND ECOLOGY RESOURCES Click here

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Peter Bakken,
Oct 8, 2014, 11:00 AM