Worship Resources

The National Council of Churches Web of Creation provides a number of worship resources: Prayers, Litanies, Hymns, Sample services, Readings, Special Occasions, Blessings, Meditations, Reflections.

Earth and Spirit Songbook by Jim Scott – A resource for the following hard-to-find song categories such as social action, environmental justice, abundance, peace and others. The songs represent a variety of spiritual traditions and are not intended to proselytize for any particular religious perspective.

Eco-justice hymns

Resources from the Evangelical Environmental Network

Unitarian Universalist worship resources

Outlook Unsettled: A Resource on Climate Change

Green Pointers for Preachers: Ecological Notes on the Common Worship Lectionary

Season of Creation

In the seasons of Advent, Epiphany, Lent and Easter we celebrate the life of Christ. In the season of Pentecost we celebrate the Holy Spirit. Now, in the season of Creation, we have an opportunity to celebrate God, the Creator. For four Sundays in September, prior to St Francis of Assisi Day, we join in celebrating with Christ the wonders of creation. To learn more…

Holiday Guides

Earth Ministry has a variety of worship aids as well as materials for a Design-Your-Own Creation Devotional Booklet, suitable for Thanksgiving, Lent or other occasions.

Advent

Follow the Star: Advent candle liturgy of the four directions

The Rev. Jan McClary Rowell, Troy Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, wrote this liturgy. It provides material for each Sunday of Advent and for Christmas Eve. Click to download the PDF .

Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa

Holiday Guides incorporating compact fluorescent light bulbs developed by Georgia Interfaith Power & Light:

Materials for the Lenten season