REFLECTIONS AND INSPIRATION
Celebrating with Creation: Songs in Support of the Eco-Reformation in 2017 & Ongoing Earth-Care by Norman C. Habel.
Teaching Environmental Ethics: Feeding “The Good Wolf” by Dr. Leah D. Schade
"A Shared Concern" (Poem) by Gerhard Fuerst
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
2016 CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY TAKES TWO IMPORTANT CREATION CARE ACTIONS ON ENERGY AND WATER!
Press Release: US LUTHERANS VOTE TO DISCONTINUE FOSSIL-FUEL INVESTMENTS, TO WORK TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
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.
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!