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Creation Care Team

Mission:  Facilitating environmental stewardship as an integral part of the Christian life of Concordia Lutheran Church.
Concordia Lutheran Church and Faith Based
ELCA Bishop Rebecca Eaton's climate change letter (HTML) (PDF Version)
Concordia Energy Audit (Nov. 2013) Church enery audit report, by Minnesota Power/Comfort Systems
Individual/
Home Audit & Covenant
(April, 2009
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Join Concordia members to reduce your impact on earth resources from April 26 - October 25, 2009.
Youth (5-10 yr old) Covenant
Concordia Building Audit (April 2009) View our completed audit to determine our congregation cares for creation. View specific ideas and action resources.
ELCA Environment Social Statement ELCA is committed to caring for our Lord's creation. This involves the responsible stewardship of all God's creation: soil, air, water and all of God's living creatures. We recognize that God is the giver of all life.
ELCA Good Gifts ELCA Good Gifts are a creative way to go beyond your regular congregational offering to support the ministries of the ELCA that mean the most to you and your loved ones.  We can help grow our congregations, inspire new leaders and care for those around the world who live with hunger and poverty.
Lutherans Restoring Creation A grassroots movement within the ELCA, seeking to foster care for God's good creation in all expressions of our church's life.  Many resources.
Northeast Synod Creation Care Blogspot Connect with others in the area by adding viewing or adding information about creation care.
Web of Creation Movement for personal and social transformation to a just and sustainable world from religious perspectives.
Earth Ministry Partnership of individuals and congregations to respond to this great moral challenge through education, modeling sustainable lifestyle choices, and organizing for social change through environmental advocacy.
Blessed Earth

Blessed Earth is an educational nonprofit that inspires and equips people of faith to become better stewards of the earth.  

Twin Ports and Minnesota

Support Local Earth Friendly Businesses

Dahl's Sunrise Dairy in Babbitt
Duluth Whole Foods Co-op
Duluth Farmer's Market
Good Food Network - Superior Compact - Find businesses committed to using locally grown foods

Twin Ports Sustainability Furthering economic, environmental & social sustainability in the Twin Ports and western Lake Superior region through education, networking and action.
St Louis County Recycling St Louis County Recycling Information
Duluth Energy Efficiency Program (DEEP) Assists all Duluth residents in education about saving energy and money on home heating costs. 
Duluth Stream Corps

This group carries out restoration projects on coldwater streams on private land that feed into the St. Louis River and Lake Superior. There primary approach to this restoration is to plant trees and shrubs along the stream corridors. In so doing, they provide jobs for low-income people in the area.

WLSSD Food Waste Free food waste recycling is available at WLSSD's food waste drop sites.
Food Waste Information
WLSSD Information Links Many links to informational flyers and publications.
Do it Green! Minnesota

Educating and motivating Minnesotans to live green, sustainably and to help build healthy communities.

Minnesota Energy Challenge This website will help you calculate your carbon footprint and learn how to save money and energy in your home.
Sustainable Farming Association Locate an area food farm to purchase your food needs.
Minnesota: http://www.sfa-mn.org/lake-superior/
Next Step -Minnesota Sustainability Network Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network (MnSCN) is a network consisting of individuals and organizations in Minnesota who are interested in moving toward sustainability. MnSCN is sponsored by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Minnesota Power Energy Audit Conduct an energy audit on home and follow up with their advice. Call toll free at 1-800-228-4966, extension 2909 for audit information.
General Education and National/Global
10:10 10:10 is a global campaign to reduce carbon emissions by 10% in a year, starting in 2010.  Any person, family, business, school or other organization can cut 10%, and by working together we can make sure our actions count.
Good Guide

 

Provides the world's largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of the products in your home.
Earth Charter A broad-based, voluntary, civil society effort. Participants include leading international institutions, national governments and their agencies, university associations, non-government organizations and community-based groups, city governments, faith groups, schools and businesses, as well as thousands of individuals.
Equal Exchange Fair Trade Coffee Equal Exchange is a democratically organized worker-owned co-operative dedicated to building a new model of trade based on fairness, environmental sustainability and strong relationships between farmers and consumers.
Concordia's Order # "CONC022"
SERRV International Promotes social and economic justice for developing countries by purchasing international products at a fair wage. Concordia receives 10% net value of each individual order when you use our Concordia's Order #"FOOLWR PCL454".

Last Updated:  December, 2016     Limitations & Policy