Earthkeeping Task Force

Linking the Church to God’s Creation

The Southern Ohio Synod Earthkeeping Task Force seeks 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

Tools to Assess & Reduce Energy Consumption

For more information about the Earthkeeping Task Force and the resources we offer, please contact Sara Ward at

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