Care for God’s Creation

South-Central Synod of WI Hunger Team with a focus on Climate Change and Water

Climate change could push more than 100 million people into poverty in just the next 15 years. “Climate change hits the poorest the hardest,” says World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, “and our challenge now is to protect tens of millions of people from falling into extreme poverty because of a changing climate.” ELCA World Hunger blog (

Recent News & Events

This Saturday “What’s Working in Wisconsin”

Did you know you can receive up to $10,000 in a rebate for solar panels for churches anywhere in Wisconsin? Come learn more about that along with what else is working in caring for God's creation in Wisconsin this Saturday!

Mission Moment: Care for God’s Creation/ELCA World Hunger Team 

We are called to environmental stewardship and to care for the creation that God has given us. Climate change is impacting God’s creation. Humanity has an ongoing responsibility for restoration and stewarding all that God has given us.

ELCA Care for Creation

The ELCA strongly supports actions to reduce climate change and calls congregations and individuals to environmental stewardship. Some first steps to get your congregation started:

Documents & Resources

ELCA Care for Creation

Care for God’s Creation

ELCA Links

Other Resources

South-Central Synod Care for God’s Creation team:

Eleanor Siebert, chair,
Rev. Cindy Crane for LOPPW
Jane Harrison, Secretary
Bob Lindmeier for climate change presentations,
Rev. Nick Upthall
Rev. Mae Jean Zelle