Quarterly email EcoFaith Network News on upcoming events, grant opportunities, current environmental news, and other important resources. To be included, email firstname.lastname@example.org the EcoFaith Network with your name, congregation name, and email address.
Micro-grants are available through the Network and notice of other funding resources for creation care projects at your church or in your community. GRANTS PAGE.
Special Initiatives, such as the Watershed Initiative and Faith and Clean Energy Initiative for increased creation care awareness and action throughout the Synod.
Assistance in hosting a congregational conversation about graceful engagement (listening and meeting people where they are) around creation care. Contact network for more information at email@example.com
Speakers Bureau of Synod pastors and lay leaders that can speak on creation-care related topics for forums and workshops, facilitate congregational discussions and/or serve as a guest preacher. See the Speaker’s Bureau brochure for topics and arrangements.
The earth is crying out to us. The Holy Spirit is calling to God's people...
Creation Caring in Congregations…What Could It Look Like in Yours? Fall Conference Gatherings for Lay Leaders and Ministry Staff
Building on the EcoFaith Summit 2019, Creation, Church, and You: Earthkeeping Practically Speaking Led by members of the Leadership Team of the NE MN Synod EcoFaith Network.
Pray ~ Learn ~ Share experience ~ Connect
Who should come from your congregation?
People from your primary ministry areas (e.g. Worship, Christian Education, Stewardship, Building and Grounds, Outreach)
Pastor, deacon, or other ministry staff
People with a special interest in connecting faith with their love of the creation and concern for our well-being within it.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Kettle River Conference 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hosted by First Lutheran Church, Hinckley Supper will be provided for a freewill offering RSVP Conference Dean Pastor Brenda Wicklund, firstname.lastname@example.org or call her office 320-384-6393
Monday, October 28, 2019 Heartland Conference 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Supper provided at 5:30p.m. for those who can stay or to take on the road) Hosted at Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa with Bethlehem, Brainerd, and Lord of Life, Baxter RSVP email@example.com. For questions, contact Paula West, member of Lutheran Church of the Cross Creation Care Team, 218-838-5010
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Lake Superior Conference 5:00 – 8:00p.m. Spent Dandelion Retreat Center, 808 Stanley Road, Two Harbors “A Fireside Chat” RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, November 14, 2019 Living Waters Conference 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (lunch included) St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids RSVP to Acting Dean Amanda Kossow, email@example.com