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

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).