Let All Creation Praise

Worshiping God with creation

Care for creation worship throughout the year
Season of Creation resources
Celebrating the Trinitarian God as creator

Download freely and adapt for your worshiping context. 
Share your sermons, prayers, liturgies, litanies, ideas, and pictures. Send resources or comments to Nick Utphall: nick@ststlc.net

Click for resources to celebrate this season: lessons, liturgies, exegesis, sermons, theology, decorations, actions, links. All you need for the four Sundays in the Season of Creation in Year A:
Forest Sunday     Land Sunday     Wilderness Sunday     River Sunday
Click here: sermons plus handouts of actions + resources for each Sunday.

For the conclusion of the Season of Creation and gatherings around the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4, visit our page on the Blessing of the Animals.

Seasonal Planning
Special reminders and ideas for planning worship and including creation during these months of the season of autumn also include Thanksgiving, harvest festivals, and (Eco)Reformation.

Celebrate the Season of Creation with this daily devotional:
Stewardship of Creation: A Thirty Day Discipline. Download and copy this daily devotional booklet. Each day has a scripture verse, theological reflection, fact about the environment, action we can take to address it, and a prayer. Make this available to each member of your congregation as a discipline during the month-long Season of Creation.

Would you like background on "why" this emphasis in worship?
Read A Theology of Liturgy in a New Key: Worshiping with Creation by Norman Habel, David Rhoads, and Paul Santmire,
from The Season of Creation: A Preaching Commentary (Fortress Press, 2011)

NEW PAGE A blessing of bicycles, from Vermont Lutheran Church in WI
 

Need an introduction to the Season of Creation?    Click on the video>>


NEW EACH WEEK Weekly Care for Creation Commentary on the Lectionary
The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year A (by Dennis Ormseth). It is God's will that we join the unending care of God's creation.
The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year A (by Paul Santmire). Things Fall Apart: One Center Holds
The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost in Year A (By Paul Santmire). In Praise of Generosity
                Common Lectionary Commentary Archive             

Examples for the Season of Creation 2014
                         Handout of actions and resources for Forest Sunday
            The Second Sunday in the Season of Creation: Two sermons on the theme of Land
                        "The Right to Love the land" by Neddy Astudillo
        "The Glad Soil Rejoices" by John Paarlberg
              Season of Creation Commentary Archive  

NEW See this treasure trove of wonderful hymns celebrating creation by Carolyn Winfrey Gilette, co-Pastor of Limestone Presbyterian Church in Wilmington Delaware. Visit http://www.carolynshymns.com/lect_earthcare.html  

 
Facebook  For a great forum to share your ideas on incorporating creation-care into the worship life of your congregation and to learn from others visit, our Facebook page.
(You can access the page even without a Facebook account.)
 
Four Stages to Comprehensive Care for Creation in All Worship. Follow these comprehensive suggestions to make every worship service a opportunity to worship with creation and on behalf of creation.