Southern Ohio Synod Earthkeeping Task Force
Linking the Church to God’s Creation
The Southern Ohio Synod Earthkeeping Task Force under the direction of Bishop Callon Holloway is seeking to bring the churches of Ohio to a clearer understanding of God’s direction in caring for creation realizing the terrible price being paid in the detriment of the environment on the poor, human health, global climate and the future sustainability of life on earth.
Biblical Basis for Creation Care
- ELCA 1993 Social Statement on care of the environment
- Contact the Earthkeeping Task Force
Tools to Assess & Reduce Energy Consumption
- Interfaith Power & Light’s “Cool Congregation” Calculator
- EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager Energy Conservation Tool
For more information about the Earthkeeping Task Force and the resources we offer, please contact Sara Ward at email@example.com.
Members of the Earthkeeping Task Force are:
Mr. Job Ebenezer, Ascension Lutheran Church, Columbus
Mr. John Fetters, First English Lutheran Church, Columbus
Ms. Martha Newfield, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Cincinnati
Ms. Sara Ward (Chair), First English Lutheran Church, Columbus