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 (41.31 KB): A theme-based service of worship for Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost with a short skit.
Seeds of Life (22.06 KB): A short worship for a small group to share in Spring.
The Seasons: Eros and a Right Relation with Earth (26.97 KB): 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! (21.28 KB): 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! (19.52 KB): 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! (22.88 KB): 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! (19.99 KB): 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! (27.52 KB): 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! (19.83 KB): A worship service for the second Sunday, Year A, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Love Me! (28.15 KB): 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) (24.17 KB): 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! (25.24 KB): 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! (26.83 KB): 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 (26.83 KB): 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! (20.75 KB): 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! (24.04 KB): A worship service for the fourth Sunday, Year C, Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.
What Is Creation Saying to Us? Sustain Me! (26.78 KB): 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! (25.31 KB): 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! (23.74 KB): 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 (13.96 KB): 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) (161.67 KB): 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) (1.46 MB): A program on climate change for older children.
Bulletin Insert: One Earth, One Sea, One Sky (Earth Sunday) (223.54 KB): Our Creator God calls us to give thanks for the gifts of Earth, Sea, and Sky.
Climate Change and Faith (Mandate, May 2016) (317.5 KB): 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: An urgent plea for climate action: The #ForTheLoveOfCreation video collaboration was coordinated by the Canadian Council of Churches, KAIROS, and Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ). This video highlights the need for urgent action by—the Canadian government—on climate change.
God among the Wild Things (Mandate, May 2016) (498.09 KB): A Bible study on the climate crisis
Leaders of Today (Mandate, May 2016) (287.19 KB): A workshop to empower youth for climate change activism
Overcoming Barriers (Mandate, May 2016) (669.63 KB): Workshop: What blocks us from taking action on climate justice?
The Liturgical Colour Orange and Ember Days (75.25 KB): A history of the colour orange and ember days for use in Creation Time in the Season of Pentecost.