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Prayer for COP19

praying handsFor over ten years, Christian Ecology Link has hosted a Climate Service in London to support the Climate March calling for success at the UN climate conference.  There being no London march this year we decided to write a prayer for our members to read in their churches.

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Prayer: re Fracking – Fris & Sats

Tanya from County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland writes the following. She is a member of CEL prayer community

“I’ve been involved recently in raising awareness of the licence granted for shale gas extraction, using fracking, where I live in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

There are many aspects of fracking that I think Christians should be concerned about (see my blog post not least its effect on the earth’s climate.

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Prayer for the Earth Summit

Almighty God, who alone can govern the hearts of frail and sinful humans, send your Holy Spirit among the leaders of the world as they meet in Rio, that He may reveal the path that we must all now take if we are to fulfil your purposes on earth.

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Praying for the Earth

A practical resource to help churches and Christians remember the environment in their prayers of intercession;

            The second edition of Praying for the Earth has been produced by the Newcastle Diocesan Environment Task Group.  What follows is a brief description of how the booklet came into being,

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A Prayer for Easter

A prayer for April and Easter week.
Lord, grant us wisdom to accept evolution while reverencing your caring Presence in ‘all these things’.
We thank you for your Self-emptying for our sakes on the cross.
We thank you for your Self-emptying Presence in our evolving earth community.

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Pray like a Prophet

Walter Wink said, ‘History belongs to the intercessors, who believe the future into being’.  So how do you pray for the planet?  That’s the question we asked festival-goers at Greenbelt 2011, and some of their answers are below.  We want to ask you too.

For some people the prospects for the earth are too discouraging to contemplate. 

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Why a Community of Prayer

Ruth Jarman writes:

I’m declaring war – anyone want to join me?

Inspired by Walter Wink’s “The Powers that be”, Bruggerman’s bible study on Jeremiah and by the Psalms that I’m reading for Lent, I am trying to write some prayers. As you can see,

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A prayer based on Psalm 4

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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