For four Sundays in September we celebrate The Season of Creation.
SEASON OF CREATION – 2012 Series B: The Word in Creation
September 1 Creation Day
September 2 1st Sunday in Creation – Liturgy – Planet Earth Sunday 1
September 9 2nd Sunday in Creation – Liturgy – Humanity Sunday 1
September 16 3rd Sunday in Creation – Liturgy – Sky Sunday 1
September 23 4th Sunday in Creation – Liturgy – Mountain Sunday 1
September 30 5th Sunday in Creation – Liturgy – Blessing of Animals Sunday 1
October 4 St Francis of Assisi Day
New Resources available!
Rev Ellie Stock from St. Louis, Missouri has offered a song she wrote to accompany Season of Creation services called Let the Earth Breathe. You can listen to get a rough guide of the melody here or download the lyrics and music.
Rev. Jason John of Ecofaith has also produced resources to go alongside Season of Creation material including powerpoints and full orders of service.
Other Liturgies: Natural Disaster Series
Volcano Sunday – worshipping with volcanos in creation
Earthquake-Tsunami Sunday – worshipping with the depths
Bushfire Sunday- worshipping with the bush on fire
Climate Change Series
Climate Sunday- worshipping with the currents of climate
Solar Sunday – Liturgy – Australian 1- worshipping with the sun
Atmosphere Sunday – worshipping with the air and atmosphere
Rainbow Covenant Sunday – Rainbow Sunday 2 bonding with the colours of creation
Season of Creation Sponsors
|Text and design by Norman Habel, Adelaide Coordinator, Season of Creation Project email@example.com|
|Website hosted by The Justice and International Mission unit The Commission for Mission The Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.|
|Website sponsored by The Board of Mission The Lutheran Church of Australia|
|Endorsed in USA by Web of Creation Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Endorsed in Europe by European Christian Environmental Network www.ecen.org|
|Endorsed in Canada by Seasons of the Spirit www.spiritseasons.com United Church of Canada http://www.united-church.ca/planning/seasons/creation|
|Endorsed in South Africa by South African Faith Communities Environmental Institute www.safcei.org.za|
|A Blessing May the Spirit surprise you like a dove from above, or a swallow from below, but now and then like a blue wren!|