Caring for God’s creation is an ever evolving topic in this world, especially with each new natural or human-made disaster. As stewards of this world, we are called to examine our behaviors toward creation. While we need to take from the land for food and sustainability, we also need to be careful that we maintain good stewardship and do not exploit the wonderful things the earth provides.

The environment continues to be a focus of ELCA teachings and the church’s advocacy work. There are many resources to help discern, learn and act on the different aspects of caring for creation. Search the following resources to learn about ELCA-related social teachings, resources for study and education, and ways to get involved in actions that sustain and protect our environment and the resources God has entrusted to our use and care.