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

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

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

Prayers for the Environment
https://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
https://www.usccb.org/sdwp/ejp/climate/parishesprayerresources.pdf

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

Hymns

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

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

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

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