Wilderness Sunday

NEW RESOURCE  “An Essential Guide To Enjoying National Parks Responsibly” National parks are a popular (and relatively safe) way to spend some much needed time outdoors for physical health and mental wellbeing during the pandemic. And with a record number of visitors in 2020, minimizing the impact on national parks whilst preventing the spread of COVID-19 is more crucial than ever. The guide shares useful information such as: How to enjoy the great outdoors more ‘responsibly’ by practicing the principles of ‘leave no trace’, camping and wildlife safety, and fire prevention awareness. The many physical and mental health benefits of spending time in nature such asRead More →

Care for Creation Sermon for the Season of Creation By Marcy Wieties, Emmaus Lutheran Church, Racine, WI The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation in Series A Wilderness Sunday Joel 1:8-10 Psalm 18:6-19 Romans 8:18-27 Matthew 3:13-4:2 or Mark 1:9-13 One of my all-time favorite movies is A River Runs Through It. It’s based on the book by the same name, written by Norman Maclean. It tells the story of two brothers, sons of a Presbyterian minister, as they come of age in Montana in the 1920s and 30s. One of the boys is studious, the other rebellious. The book is really good, too,Read More →