Archive of Care for Creation Lectionary Reflections

Archive of Care for Creation Commentary on the Lectionary Lessons (see below)

Let All Creation Praise is pleased to offer substantive and timely care-for-creation reflections by on the lessons for each Sunday of the church year.


Commentators:

Amy Carr: Assoc Professor of Religious Studies, Western Illinois University. Ar-carr@wiu.edu.

Jessica A. H. Chicka: University Chaplain for International Students, Boston University. jchicki@bu.edu.

Sigridur Gudmarsdottir: Assoc. Professor, Tromsø, Norway. Sigridur.gudmarsdottir@uit.no.

Kiara Jorgenson: Religion and Environmental Studies, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN. Kiara.jorgenson@gmail.com.

Tom Mundahl: now retired, former pastor of Lutheran Church of the Reformation, St. Louis Park, MN. tmundahl@gmail.com.

Dennis Ormseth: now retired, former pastor of Lutheran Church of the Reformation in St. Louis Park, MN. dennisormseth@gmail.com

Robert Saler is Research Fellow, Christian Theological Seminary at Indianapolis. rsaler@hotmail.com.

Jeremiah Sassaman: Pastor, Saint Paul Lutheran Congregation, Mertztown, PA.

Leah Schade: Asst. Professor of Preaching and Worship, Lexington Theological Seminary. lschade@lextheo.edu.

Nick Utphall: Pastor, Advent Lutheran of Madison Christian Community, Madison, WI. nick@themcc.net.  

Nancy Wright: Pastor, Ascension Lutheran Church, S. Burlington, VT. pastornancy@alcvt.org.

We are grateful for their hard work and wisdom in making their passion commitments and their wisdom available to pastors and other church leaders.



YEAR A (2016-2017)
 

PENTECOST IN YEAR A (FROM 2014)

All Saints Sunday in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth)
Reformation Sunday (by Dennis Ormseth)
Trinity Sunday in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth)
 

EASTER SEASON IN YEAR A

Easter Sunday in Year A (by Leah Schade)

LENT IN YEAR A
The First Sunday in Lent in Year A (Tom Mundahl)
 
THE TRANSFIGURATION
EPIPHANY IN YEAR A (2016-2017)
CHRISTMAS SEASON IN YEAR A (2016-2017)


Pentecost Season in Year C


No commentary for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost in Year C


Easter Season in Year C


Lent in Year C (2016)
Passion Sunday in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth)

Epiphany in Year C


Epiphany Sunday in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth)


Christmas in Year C

Christmas Eve in Year C (by Leah Schade)

 Advent in Year C

The Fourth Sunday in Advent in Year C (New, by Tom Mundahl) 

The Third Sunday in Advent in Year C (New, by Tom Mundahl)

The Second Sunday in Advent in Year C (New, by Tom Mundahl)

The First Sunday in Advent in Year C (New, by Tom Mundahl)


PENTECOST IN YEAR B  

Christ the King Sunday in Year B (Archive)

The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (By Jeremiah Sassaman) Year

The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Jeremiah Sassaman)

The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Nick Utphall)

The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Nick Utphall)

The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Nancy Wright)

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Nick Utphall)

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Jeremiah Sassaman)

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Sigridur Gudmarsdottir)

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (by Sigridur Gudmarsdottir)

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Tom Mundahl) 



EASTER B (2018)

LENT B (2018)
 

YEAR C (2015-2016)
Easter in Year C (2016)
 
Lent in Year C (2016)
Passion Sunday in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth)
 
Epiphany in Year C (2016)
 
Christmas in Year C (2015-2016)
Advent Year C (2015)
 
 YEAR B (2014-2015)
 
Pentecost Sunday in Year B (2015)
Christ the King Sunday in Year B (From 2012 by Dennis Ormseth)
Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012 by Dennis Ormseth).
Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012 by Dennis Ormseth)
OR Reformation Sunday in Year B (From 2012 by Dennis Ormseth)
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012 by Dennis Ormseth)

The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Dennis Ormseth)

The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Dennis Ormseth)

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B ((From 2012, by Dennis Ormseth)

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Tom Mundahl)

2015 Special series honoring Saint Francis for Pentecost 18, 19, and 20 (scroll down for all Sundays) by Paul Santmire.

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Tom Mundahl)

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Tom Mundahl)

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Tom Mundahl)

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year B (From 2012, by Tom Mundahl) 


Easter Season in Year B (2015)
The Seventh Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth)
The Sixth Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth)
The Fifth Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth)
The Fourth Sunday after Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth)
The Third Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth)
The Second Sunday of Easter in Year B (2015) (by Dennis Ormseth)
Easter Sunday in year B (by Dennis Ormseth)
 
The Season of Lent in Year B (2015)
 
The Season of Epiphany in Year B
The Baptism of Our Lord in Year B (by Dennis Ormseth, 2015)
 
Advent and Christmas Seasons in Year B
The First Sunday in Advent in Year B (by Tom Mundahl)
 
Year A (2013-2014)
 
Pentecost in Year A
All Saints Sunday in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth)
Reformation Sunday (by Dennis Ormseth)
Trinity Sunday in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth)
Pentecost Sunday in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth)
 
Easter Sunday in Year A (by Leah Schade)
 
YEAR C (2012-2013)
 
Overall Care for Creation Reflections on the Gospel of Luke in Year C: by David Rhoads.
Plan your preaching and devotional life for Year C by noting key ecological themes and passages in the Gospel of Luke.
 
No commentary for the twenty-Firth Sunday after Pentecost in Year C
Holy Trinity Sunday in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth)
The Day of Pentecost in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth) 
Epiphany Sunday in Year C (by Dennis Ormseth)
 
YEAR B 2011-2012
 
OR Reformation Sunday in Year B (by Dennis Ormseth)