The United Church of Canada, together with others around the world, is deeply concerned about climate change. This issue has profound ethical and moral dimensions.

Worship Ideas

Creation and Creativity: A theme-based service of worship for Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost with a short skit.
Seeds of Life: A short worship for a small group to share in Spring.
The Seasons: Eros and a Right Relation with Earth: A theme-based service of worship for Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost which uses eros as a lens to gain insight into right relation with earth and all creation.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Delight in Me!: A worship service for the first Sunday, Year A, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Depend on Me!: A worship service for the fifth Sunday, Year B, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost, or for Thanksgiving Sunday.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Enjoy My Songs!: A worship service for the first Sunday, Year C, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Learn My Stories!: A worship service for the second Sunday, Year B, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Lend Me Your Voice!: A worship service for the fourth Sunday, Year B, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost, or World Communion Sunday.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Listen to Us!: A worship service for the second Sunday, Year A, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Love Me!: A worship service for the fourth Sunday, Year A, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Love Me! (Using Lectionary Readings): A worship service for the first Sunday, Year B, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost, using lectionary readings.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Nurture Me!: A worship service for the third Sunday, Year B, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Seek My Intelligence!: A worship service for the second Sunday, Year C, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Share My Abundance: A worship service for the Thanksgiving Sunday, Year A, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Speak for Me!: A worship service for the first Sunday, Year B, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Stand Up for Me!: A worship service for the fourth Sunday, Year C, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Sustain Me!: A worship service for the fifth Sunday, Year C, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost, World Communion Sunday.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Walk Lightly Upon Me!: A worship service for the third Sunday, Year C, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Work with Me!: A worship service for the third Sunday, Year A, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.

Prayers

Prayer for All Affected by the East Japan Earthquake: This prayer is used at the Mizonokuchi Church in the city of Kawasaki, a part of Kanagawa Prefecture and of the Kanagawa District of the United Church of Christ in Japan. Translation by Rob Witmer.

Music

Universal Light (music): Musical score for "Universal Light," a communion prayer by Bruce Harding, Marie Lewin, and Rod Sykes.

Related Material

Bears, Bees, and Butterflies (Mandate, May 2016): A program on climate change for older children.
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.
Climate Change and Faith (Mandate, May 2016): This workshop will create a space for honest conversation and help people understand climate change as a spiritual matter.
Earth Day 2019: For the Love of All Creation:
God among the Wild Things (Mandate, May 2016): A Bible study on the climate crisis
Leaders of Today (Mandate, May 2016): A workshop to empower youth for climate change activism
Overcoming Barriers (Mandate, May 2016): Workshop: What blocks us from taking action on climate justice?
The Liturgical Colour Orange and Ember Days: A history of the colour orange and ember days for use in Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.