Earth Day is celebrated in communities around the world on April 22 each year. Churches have chosen to mark this time by participating in community events and through liturgical celebrations.
God of the universe,
we praise your great long work of creation:
the moment of glory when our universe began
the birth and burning of the first brilliant stars,
the stars’ explosion in blazing supernovas;
the formation of our sun from scattered bits...
My father was not much of a churchgoer. I still vividly recall him putting dollops of pancake batter onto a sizzling griddle, or devouring the weekend newspaper, on Sunday afternoons when I came home from singing in the...