THE SEASON OF CREATION – 2020     Series A: The Spirit in Creation
September 1     Creation Day
September 6     1st Sunday in Creation –  Forest Sunday
September 13   2nd Sunday in Creation –  Land Sunday
September 20   3rd Sunday in Creation – Wilderness/Outback Sunday
September 27   4th Sunday in Creation – River Sunday
October 1         St Francis of Assisi Day – Blessings of the Animals

From its humble beginnings, the Season of Creation is now being celebrated worldwide through a growing number of websites for various denominations.  Do you have time to curate that information on this top level portal, and update other aspects of this site?  If so, please contact jjohn@uniting.org

Take action in 2020

  Living the Change: A global movement of specific personal commitments.

“We all live here” Stop Adani Australian campaign with ARRCC

Also of interest

The collection of Season of Creation video reflections, all ages reflections, and some liturgies created by Uniting Earth over the years.

Hope: Anger in Action; Christ and Creation, and Bible and Ecology e-seminars.

Global Catholic Climate Movement – new website
Resources include a downloadable toolkit to host a prayer service for the Season of Creation.  Tips for recruiting participants, posters, prayer sources, and more are included.

These Season of Creation resources have been created by Global Catholic Climate Movement, the World Council of Churches, the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, GreenFaith, Act Alliance, and the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, along with a host of partners.

Other new resources available!
Habel Hymns Volume three now available.

Pastor David Eck has written a new song As the Wheel of the Seasons. He has also written Works of your hands which is based on Psalm 8. You are free to use with the following acknowedgment Copyright ©2014 by David Eck. Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Fairview, NC. Used by permission.

Songs in support of the Eco Reformation in 2017

Sermon materials!  In the new volume from Fortress Press entitled The Season of Creation: A Preaching Commentary there are excellent studies on the readings for Series A, The Spirit in Creation (pp. 70-123).

A range of video resources are now available from Eco Faith.

Excellent Worship Materials are also available in the Norman Habel’s new book, Rainbow of Mysteries – Meeting the Scared in Nature published by Woodlake Publishing, especially Appendix 2, Sacred Rites and Seven Site.

You can now download the Season of Creation resources as part of the Seasons of the Spirit material. Cost $50CAD. Watch the video here

Season of Creation – Year 1
Season of Creation – Year 2
Season of Creation – Year 3

New Website
A new website Let All Creation Praise has now been established in America under the leadership of David Rhoads.   David Rhoads is promoting The Season of Creation widely this year; his email address is drhoads@alts.edu  if you wish to make contact.

This website outlines and promotes The Season of Creation not only by exploring the various dimensions of this season, but also by providing additional resources and ideas for celebrating with Creation.

Especially interesting are materials outlining how The Season of Creation is celebrated in the U.S.A, Canada, Europe and South Africa.  In America The Season of Creation is also promoted through the website www.lutheransrestoringcreation.org

Season of Creation Sponsors

Norman Habel

Text and design by Norman Habel, Adelaide Coordinator, Season of Creation Project nhabel@bigpond.com

The Uniting Church of Australia

Website hosted by  The Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

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Endorsed in South Africa by South African Faith Communities Environmental Institute www.safcei.org.za

Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago

Endorsed in USA by Web of Creation Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago webofcreation@lstc.edu

European Christian Environmental Network

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

A Blessing

 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!

As a stop-gap measure Uniting Earth NSW.ACT has stepped in to do basic maintenance on this site.