Earth Sunday

April 19, 2020

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.

Worship Ideas
PDF icon Earth Hour Vigil
An interfaith vigil for faith communities and others to use in observing Earth Hour.
File In Truth and Action
A service for Earth Day that calls us to love, not only in word or speech, but in truth and action (1 John 3:18).
File Peace with the Earth
A worship service for the International Day of Peace on the theme "Peace with the Earth."...
Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service make respite care for parents and recreational play for children on the autism spectrum possible.
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PDF icon Acknowledging the Territory in Worship
A brief guide to help congregations and bodies of the church incorporate an Acknowledgement of Territory into their gatherings.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support programs that integrate children with special needs and children of different backgrounds.
PDF icon Bulletin Insert: One Earth, One Sea, One Sky (Earth Sunday)
Our Creator God calls us to give thanks for the gifts of Earth, Sea, and Sky. ...
PDF icon Universal Light (music)
Musical score for "Universal Light," a communion prayer by Bruce Harding, Marie Lewin, and Rod Sykes...
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