Retreat, Restore, Renew

The South Carolina Synod’s Creation Care Task Force is working with Lutherans Restoring Creation to offer a retreat at the Coastal Retreat Center from May 17 to 19.

ELCA launches collaboration with Blessed Tomorrow

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 care for the earth and examine our behaviors toward creation.

The Blessing of the Animals,… and Plants, and…

It is that time of year when word of a Blessing of the Animals service is heard in many congregations. Saint Francis of Assisi is known as the patron saint of animals, and his commemoration takes place on October 4. Hence, if a congregation hosts a Blessing of Animals service, they typically plan their event near this date. There is, however, more for us to know about this blessing and about Saint Francis.

Dominion Over the Earth

The creation story is one we are taught from an early age. We learn that God created everything in 6 days and rested on the 7th day. We learn how God called up everything, from nothing. However, sometimes we miss the first mission that God ever gave us, humankind.

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