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On February 11-13, Interfaith Power and Light sponsored a Preach-in on Global Climate Change.

Read a reflection from the ELCA Advocacy Office, including information on special prayers for the Gulf to be used on Sunday, October 3rd!

Watch a
haunting video about the Gulf oil disaster.

Read a
letter from Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson concerning the Gulf oil spill.

Many synods have approved
resolutions on responsible energy stewardship!
 
We rejoice that the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod prepared a statement addressing responsible Christian stewardship of the environment. Together with All Creatures: Caring for God’s Living Earth was prepared and adopted by the Commission on Theology and Church Relations of the LCMS in April 2010.

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago recently completed its first theme year, "Earth Year at LSTC; 2009-2010!" Read the report.

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice program has a useful list of prayers for the Gulf Coast.
Go to their site to see them!

Pastor Nick Utphall has suggested a
hymn  to help congregations reflect upon the Gulf Coast oil spill...

Check out a
free new issue of Currents in Theology and Mission full of Lutheran Earthkeeping theology!

Read a new
article from Kim Winchell on "Creature Kindness."
 
Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson recently sent a letter to Pope Benedict XVI regarding the ELCA's commitment to care for creation.
 
Watch a powerful new video from the ELCA's delegation to Nicaragua!

Read an informative
article by Nancy Wright on “Christianity and Environmental Justice” with information on regions of the world and relevant bibliography!

New DVD,
"Earthbound" available.

Celebrate Earth Hour on March 27th!
 
Read an informative article by Nancy Wright on “Christianity and Environmental Justice” with information on regions of the world and relevant bibliography!
New Testament scholar Barbara Rossing testifies to Copenhagen Climate Change Conference...listen to the podcast!
New resources available from the ELCA Washington Office related to global climate change!
 
New Earth Day resources available for congregations! ELCA-specific version available as well!

The Lutheran World Federation secretary calls for legally binding agreement at UN Climate Conference.
 
Lutheran School of Theology declares Earth Year at LSTC: 2009-2010."
 
Larry Rasmussen delivers lecture - “Waiting for the Lutherans” - listen to the podcast!

New DVD, "Earthbound"  now available.
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