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Caring for Creation Discussions

Learn about the Pope’s Encyclical “Laudato Si” and the ELCA Social Statement on Care for Creation
Sundays, August 9 & 16
10:05am – 10:50am in the Library

Perhaps you have been reading about the new encyclical of Pope Francis. What does it say exactly? What does our Church, The Evangelical Church in America, say about our responsibility as Christians to care for the creation? You are invited to join with others to discuss these and other
important questions.

August 9th between services in the Library ~

Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope and Justice
A discussion of what the ELCA says about the responsible stewardship of creation.
For the ELCA’s full statement on “Caring for Creation,” click here. A summary version is available here.

August 16th between services in the Library ~

Caring for Creation: A discussion of Pope Francis’s new encyclical, “Laudato si”.

For a summary of the encyclical click here. (This is one of many summaries available on the internet. To see the entire encyclical, click here.

Plus August 30th – Time and place to be announced
Lutherans and Roman Catholics discuss together the meaning of the encyclical, “Laudato si'” for our mission as Christians. Stay tuned for more info.