Websites:

episcopalchurch.org/ministries/creation-care/loving-formation: you will find here a pdf with liturgies and prayers for the Season of Creation

seasonofcreation.org: here are a number of resources from the various faith traditions as well as an interfaith resource

btscenter.org: this site has a number of resources for congregations to use for contemplating in nature as well as ways to stimulate the ecological imagination

wildchurchnetwork.com: on its resources page this site offers ways to imagine worship in the natural world such as adapting liturgy and lectionary and includes outdoor wandering practices

Ten Spiritual Principles for Climate Repentance: from the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders

Episcopal Relief and Development has a Sunday School Curriculum called The Abundant Life Garden Project which would be perfect for the Season of Creation

Documents:

A Liturgical Guide to the Season of Creation, the work of the Dioceses of Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts, crafted by Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Creation Care Advisor for Dio-Mass and her colleagues:  https://www.diocesewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/SeasonOfCreationLiturgicalGuide2022-MADioceses2.pdf

Diocese of Southern Ohio Vestry Devotionals “Good News to All Creation”: https://episcopaliansinconnection.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/DSOGoodNewstoAllCreationVestryDevotionals.pdf

Books:

Church of the Wild by Victoria Loorz

God’s Good Earth: Praise and Prayer for Creation, by Ann and Jefferey Rowthorn

The Season of Creation: A Preaching Commentary by David Rhoads and H. Paul Santmire

 

Questions? Please contact the Episcopal Diocese of Maine’s Climate Justice Council. Reach out to the Rev. Dr. Jenny Reece (Chair), 207-952-2363, or Emily Keniston (Staff Liaison).