NEW Lutheran Study Guide to Pope Francis' letter on climate change is now available! This is a four week study intended for church adult education, college, or seminary classrooms. The study takes up the theme of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation coming in 2017, so may be a great way to start thinking about how your community and congregation will mark this momentous occasion.
GreenFaith: Mobilizing Gods People to Save the Earth gives concrete examples and tips that will help people of faith and worshiping communities engage in Earth care—in bold, life-giving ways. Each chapter has questions to guide personal study and group conversation. Learn More.
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
Serious Sustainability - an educational website that views sustainability through a comprehensive lens, with roles for technology, government, private sector and individual citizen consumers. Includes an introduction to sustainability and why it is important, images, tools, papers and publications, "hot topics" and more.
NEW Generating an Eco-Justice Reformation: A Speakers Bureau A Speakers Bureau has been gathered to represent a number of informed leaders in the ELCA capable of serving as conference speakers, panel participants, and workshop leaders for events sponsored by congregations, synods, seminaries, ministeriums, colleges, and other agencies of the church. [Learn More]
Guides for Greening Your Congregation
Resources for Study and Preaching
Resources for Practical Actions