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This includes: prayers, sermons, hymns, plays and liturgies.

 Change Greed to Green – Short play in verse

Suitable for  Service on Climate Change, The Environment etc.
  by Tom Hiscock.

Written in 2008 but just as relevant 10 years on…

(Though the story of the ozone levels has still not finished.)

CHARACTERS:

The Leader:

Optional: A Group to interpret the first poem through Movement and Music,

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Posted in Climate Change, Plays


A Service for Rogantiontide – booklet

This year – 2018 – Rogation Sunday is on 6 May.

Canon Brain Davis of Market Harborough has put together a Rogation service with an ecological slant. You can download the booklet – It is a  12 side pdf file,

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Posted in Liturgies


Environment Songs Workshop at Settle Folk Gathering

Judith Allinson describes:-

Do you enjoy singing and music?  Do you enjoy being in nature and are you concerned about care of the environment? I answer yes for all – so have enjoyed collecting songs about care for the environment.

The Environment Songs workshop

  • held as a “Fringe”

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Posted in Hymns, Uncategorized


Creation Time: 1 Sep-4 Oct: Material

Lower down are the resources prepared in the UK for Creation Time 2017. This year it follows the theme “Journeying with God”, linking to the UN international year of sustainable tourism for development. It explores God’s invitation to join us in the journey of faith leading us into care for all creation.

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Posted in Worship Materials


Kingship, Stewardship or Kinship

From Kingship to Kinship

Peter Grimwood reflects:-

 

For Green Christians and, let’s face it, for everyone how we understand our connection to creation and to the creator is the key question. There seem to be three ways of thinking about this which I would summarise as:

                               kingship,    

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Posted in Opinion, Sermons


Green Communion 5 Feb

St John’s, Hartley Wintney is launching its participation in Eco Church on Sunday 5th February. Both services that day will celebrate the beauty of the world and commit the church to care for the earth using the Eco Church scheme.

  • Other churches holding Green Communions include:
  • Derby Cathedral on 5 Feb
  • St John’s,

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Posted in Worship Materials


Sermon Luke 12: 32- 40 A sermon for Joy in Enough – Good News for the “anxious middle”

It is often said that the gospel has a bias to the poor but reading Luke 12:32-40   alongside Luke 12:13-21 what I detect is good news for the anxious middle. Those who have something to sell but are worried about the value of what they have to sell,

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Posted in JiEResources, Sermons


Earthcare – to tune of The Skye Boat Song

(See Hymn Index for other green hymns)

Chorus ……
Care for the planet that cradles our life, beautiful mystery:
Spark from the sun, flung out into space; part of our galaxy.

1)
Why are we here?  Will we survive?  Questions of origin;

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Posted in Hymns


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