Welcome to The Pollinator! Here you will find items of interest submitted by members of the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network who are scattered across 130 countries. This material will fall into several categories:

  • Reports (events, initiatives, projects that have happened already).
  • Announcements and prayer (events etc. that are planned in the near future).
  • Opportunities (conferences, materials, resources that others may find helpful).
  • Resources (books, curriculum, tools that may be useful to you in your own work).
  • News (items from the general media related to creation care and the environment).

All of this material comes from people like you. Please send us your items – reports on what you have done, requests for prayer about upcoming activities, events you would like to invite people to attend. We will post everything we receive here that is related to creation care and will publish a selection in the Pollinator newsletter each month. Click here for guidelines and how to submit a news item.  If you are new to our community, click here to see our past monthly newsletters.

Recent news stories:

Evangelical Missions Quarterly tackles Creation Care

We are very pleased to announce that the next issue of The Evangelical Missions Quarterly (EMQ), due in April, will be devoted almost entirely to the topic of creation care. This journal, published by Missionexus, is respected and read by missionaries and mission organizations around the world. Having them devote […]

Lausanne 4 is coming!

Next year, 2024, will be the Lausanne Movement’s 50th birthday and there are plans for the 4th Lausanne Congress (known as L4) in South Korea, 22nd-28th September. As many of you know, the 3rd Lausanne Congress, Cape Town 2010, was significant in seeing “creation care as a gospel issue within […]

Aussie ‘Forest Maker’ shares hope for a planet in crisis

World-renowned agronomist Tony Rinaudo – who spoke at the LWCCN conference in Jordan in October 2022 – has helped millions through his work in Niger. Now he wants to inspire the next generation by telling his story. Nicknamed the ‘Forest Maker’, Tony Rinaudo is widely known for bringing back forests […]

Sustaining Climate Action Questionnaire

Ruth Valerio from Tearfund is doing a survey about how we sustain and keep going in climate action. Please take part! Ruth says … There are 8 short questions that should take less than 5 minutes to answer. This survey is anonymous and you’re free to leave at any point […]

Looking Ahead 2023: A Virtual Forum

Nearly 100 participants from 39 countries attended the global virtual forum “Looking Ahead: Creation Care 2023”which took place on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 on Zoom. The forum was jointly organized by the World Evangelical Alliance Sustainability Center and the Lausanne WEA Creation Care Network and featured 10 speakers from various […]

Position Opening: A Rocha International Executive Director

A Rocha is a global family of conservation organizations working together to live out God’s calling to care for creation ​and equip others to do likewise. The worldwide A Rocha family has been through a lot of change and development in recent years. At the helm, Simon Stuart as Executive […]

Rubbish, rubbish, rubbish

There is too much trash in the world. Most of it is made up of plastic. And it is hurting people living in poverty. And God’s creatures. And everyone else as well. Something has to be done. Enter The Rubbish Campaign. Tearfund, Renew Our World and many others are launching […]

The Renew Our World Podcast is back!

Renew Our World’s podcast is back. ,Jessica Bwali from Zambia is the podcast host; she’s talking about climate change, inequality, theology and activism with amazing people from around the world.  Episodes this season so far include Find it on Spotify or at https://www.renewourworld.net/podcast

ASA Winter Symposium Jan 28: Scientists and the Church

Even if you are not a scientist, if you are reading this you probably know several. And you may also know that it is not easy today to be a scientist and a Christian both in the world and sadly in the church as well. The American Scientific Affiliation under […]

Virtual Forum 24 January: Looking Ahead to 2023

The WEA Sustainability Center is once again hosting a virtual forum to help all of us get ready for 2023. It’s coming up fast – 24 January at 1400 UTC (see time zones in the invitation above). Please note that this event is free but advance registration is required. What […]