Rural Life Sunday

May 17, 2020

Rural Life Sunday is celebrated on the third Sunday in May. It calls the church to celebrate its heritage, to affirm worldwide the people and communities who work with and on the land by raising food and fiber, and to recognize the ongoing crisis occurring in rural areas of the nation and the world today.

Worship Ideas
PDF icon Recognizing That Food Is Sacred: Seed Service
A service that focuses on one of the Seven Principles of Food Sovereignty and features a seed mandala.
Prayers

Creator,

Conspire with us
to create a world where all have access to nutritious and sustainable food sources,
and none live with scarcity or food insecurity.

Redeemer,
Save us from oppressive and unjust systems.
Mobilize us to be a part of a world...

Related Material
Our gifts for Mission & Service support conservation that addresses the crisis of drought in Kenya.
PDF icon Addressing Global Hunger (Bulletin Insert)
A bulletin insert with information about what the United Church and partners do to help address global hunger. Includes a prayer for food security.
united