Worship & Ritual

Whether privately or in groups, worship and ritual allow us to express our devotion to the earth and to God’s creation, in all its wonder and beauty. See the resources below for sample and suggested ecology-inspired hymns and prayers.

Prayers

Daily Prayers: Aleynu
http://www.bc.edu/research/cjl/meta-elements/texts/cjrelations/resources/sourcebook/Aleynu.htm

Earth Ministry
http://www.earthministry.org/resources/worship-aids/prayers

Evangelical Environmental Network/Creation Care Magazine: Worship Materials
http://www.creationcare.org/resources/sunday/worship.php

Prayers for the Environment
http://www.educationforjustice.org/node/3101/view/268,270,278,276,269,272,293,271,273,274,325/or/Prayers%20for%20the%20Environment

USCCB Prayer Resources for Parishes
http://www.usccb.org/sdwp/ejp/climate/parishesprayerresources.pdf

Why We Bless the Sun
http://www.thejc.com/articles/why-we-bless-sun

Hymns

Christian Ecology Link: Hymns
http://www.christian-ecology.org.uk/hymns.htm

Earth Ministry: Hymns
http://www.earthministry.org/resources/worship-aids/hymns

National Council of Churches of Christ: Eco-Justice Hymns
http://nccecojustice.org/resources/hymns.php

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