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

REFLECTIONS AND INSPIRATION

Why We Need an Eco-Reformation

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Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament
Lutheran School of Theology






 "A Shared Concern" (Poem) by Gerhard Fuerst

STORIES
 
 Caring for Shishmaref and All of God's Creation




 St. Andrews Environmental Stewardship Team:
Nine Years Old and Still Going Strong!



 

Edmonds Lutheran Church is Going Solar




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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 NEW BOOK

The Nature of Things: Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation

edited by Graham Buxton and Norman Hable
Forward by David Rhoads



JUST PUBLISHED!

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2016 CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY TAKES TWO IMPORTANT CREATION CARE ACTIONS ON ENERGY AND WATER!

Churchwide Assembly Resolution Urging Stewardship of the Gift of Water 
Noting "the many biblical themes of renewal and liberation that water affords," and the importance of watersheds for environmental justice and creation care, the Assembly resolved to promote awareness, appreciation and stewardship of watersheds and water.  Read the resolution. For watershed resources for congregations, download the toolkit, Our Watershed Moment, from the EcoFaith Network of the Minneapolis Synod.

LRC PROFILE



NEW  WELCOMING RUTH IVORY-MOORE TO THE ELCA ADVOCACY TEAM: ELCA Advocacy is delighted to introduce our new Program Director for Environment and Energy, Ruth Ivory-Moore. Ruth has had careers in chemical engineering, as a corporate legal counsel, and brings legal specialties including environmental law and climate change. Ruth is married and has two children.  She enjoys spending time with family (especially her two grandchildren) and friends. Ruth is involved with Christian education in her church and is about to embark on training to become a Stephen Minister.  Her other volunteer work includes chairing a young adult and youth leadership summit in southern Virginia, as well as addressing various community needs such as criminal law reform and health care. Welcome Ruth! 



RESOURCES FOR PREACHING

NEW EACH WEEK  Eco-Justice Commentary on the Lectionary Lessons

The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany in Year A (Dennis Ormseth)

The Third Sunday after Epiphany in Year A (Leah Schade). Needing New Nets: Fishing for People in a Creation-Crisis Age.

The Second Sunday after Epiphany in Year A (Leah Schade) Droplets of Paradox: The Ripples of Our Baptismal Calling. 

The Baptism of Our Lord in Year A (Leah Schade). An Inauguration by Water!


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Phoebe Morad,
Aug 18, 2016, 4:12 AM