Let All Creation Praise
Worshiping God with creation
Care for creation worship throughout the year
Season of Creation resources
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NEW EACH WEEK
Weekly Eco-Justice Commentary on the RCL lessons, Pentecost Season in Year C
and The Season of Creation
In preparation for Christmas and throughout the season of Advent--marking awareness and celebrations of incarnation and God coming into our world--we have the benefit of many amazing connections to creation in worship, from evergreens to stunning readings from the prophet Isaiah.
See much more on our seasonal planning page for December through February.
NEW With a Foreword by our own Dave Rhoads, The Nature of Things is a new volume with a collection of essays on rediscovering spirituality in creation. Visit our Books page for more description and a link to purchase.
Norman Habel also shared his 3rd volume of "Habel Hymns" especially written for celebrating as "Songs for the Eco-Reformation and Ongoing Earth-Care."
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.
Would you like background on "why" this emphasis in worship?
- Visit our page on "Background (Why?)" with reflections in great essays and more.
- 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)
- Visit our preaching page
for a video from Luther Seminary (St. Paul, Minnesota) chapel service, where David Rhoads gets to the
heart of our identity as earth-people and our sacramental theology.
Season of Creation Resources & Sharing
Did your congregation participate in the Season of Creation?
We'd love to hear how it has gone and post photos, sermons, or any other resources you've used in celebrating
the 2016/Year C themes of Ocean Sunday, Animal Sunday, Storm Sunday, and Universe Sunday.
¡Español! La Serie de la Creación -- ¡Domingo del universo y mas!
NEW Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal) in Indianapolis created their own six-week Season of Creation this summer. Visit our Episcopal Creation Time page to see photos, listen to sermon podcasts, prayer their collects, and learn more about how the experience went.
What is the Season of Creation? Read more here!