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Care for creation worship throughout the year
Season of Creation resources
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NEW EACH WEEK
Weekly Eco-Justice Commentary
on the Revised Common Lectionary lessons, Year A
Celebrate the expanse of Easter, since Jesus is "the firstborn of all creation" (Colossians 1:15). For ideas on celebrating with creation in this season, plus connections for Earth Sunday, Mother (Earth) Day, planting blessings, and more, please visit our seasonal planning page with months March to May to guide you into these days. NEW 100 Sermons and Prayers for Public Lands -- The National Religious Partnership for the Environment is sponsoring a challenge to celebrate our national parks and public lands. From neighborhood parks to national parks and monuments, there are
numerous opportunities to get outside and enjoy God's creation. Sermons
and prayers can be short or long, held indoors or out, delivered to an
audience of adults or children but should focus on protecting our
national parks and public lands. Sign up by May 15, 2017 at www.nrpe.org/100-sermons.html
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 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!
What is the Season of Creation? Read more here!