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NEW Care for the Earth in A Global Society: Resources and Strategies in Lutheran Higher Education The 80th Annual Association of Lutheran College Faculties Conference, September 25-26, 2015  

NEW Eastern WA/ID Synod Accepts Eco-reformation Resolution and Memorial

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.

A New Heaven, A New Earth: 
Food Justice, Ecology, and Revelation 
Interdisciplinary Intensive Course, 
June 15 – 19, 2015, 
Wake Forest University School of Divinity, 
Asheville, North Carolina.

Earth Justice Ministries Resource for Earth Day Sunday: "Have you anything here to eat?" Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate

Lutheran Pastors, Scholars and Teachers Send Open letter to Bishop Elizabeth Eaton supporting eco-justice for the ELCA


NEW EACH WEEK  Creation Care Commentary on the Lectionary

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.


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