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

Prayer – Psalm 4 -updated for consumerism and climate change

Prayers based on Psalms, with “the enemy” being climate change or “the powers that be” that are causing it – by Ruth Jarman

A prayer based on Psalm 4 by Ruth Jarman

“Answer me when I call to you,
O my righteous God.

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Posted in Prayers


Recommended for Advent and Lent

 

Green Christian recommends these three courses – which can be used for either Advent or Lent

1. Our Common Home, Caring for God’s Creation

An Ecumenical Study Course (Five weeks) –

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Posted in Action, Bible Studies


Bus-Stop Theology

Sandra Dustson wrote this poem several years ago, and used it as a basis for a house-group discussion on “Bus Stop Theology”. Enjoy reading the poem and the discussion at the end.

THE BUS STATION.

The bus station
Is the starting point
Social injustice
incarnate.

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Posted in Transport, Worship Materials


Andover URC Harvest Festival Sermon 9 Sept 2018

Andover URC Harvest Festival, 9th September 2018, 10.30

by Revd David Read

You may remember two hurricanes last year: hurricane Harvey killed at least 39 people in Houston and across Texas; hurricane Irma crashed through the Caribbean before smashing into Florida. It was a terrible time for thousands of people – homes and businesses destroyed,

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 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


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