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Dennis Ormseth

Dennis Ormseth has been engaged in advancing care of creation as part of the church's mission in the Twin Cities area for over twenty years .His special interest is in Christian theology of creation and earth-honoring ethics. With a doctorate in the history of Christian thought and long engagement in the dialog of science and religion, he writes commentary on the Sunday lectionary for the Lutheran Restoring Creation website. He served as pastor of Lutheran Church of the Reformation in St. Louis Park, an ELCA congregation that made care of the earth an integral part of its mission.  In retirement he was a founding member of Congregations Caring for Creation, now part of Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light. Currently, he serves as chair of the EcoFaith Network of the Minneapolis Area Synod.