Worship Resources 

Websites

Web of Creation - A great resource for theological reflection, action plans, and resources for incorporating a concern for creation into a community's life of worship.

Let All Creation Praise - Four concrete steps for incorporating creation care into your church’s worship.

Worship: Care for God's Creation - A communal liturgy focused on God’s sovereignty over creation and our place within it. 

Good Seed Sunday- A great resource for churches from our partners at A Rocha, including devotionals, free creation care resources, and videos. 

 

Educational Resources  

Presentations

Creation Stewardship Task Force Report Summary Powerpoint

 

Websites

Au Sable Institute - A Christian institute of environmental studies that offers environmental science programs for students and adults of all ages: primary and secondary school, college, and graduate school. Its mission is to integrate knowledge of the creation with biblical principles to bring the Christian community and the general public into a better understanding of the Creator and the stewardship of his creation.

A Rocha - A Christian nature conservation organization.  A Rocha projects are frequently cross-cultural in character, and share a community emphasis, with a focus on science and research, practical conservation and environmental education.

Citizens for Public Justice - Their Canadian Interfaith Call for Leadership and Action on Climate Change was endorsed by CRC-Canada and several CRC congregations.

DeSmogBlog - A reputable and award-winning blog established to "clear the PR pollution that is clouding the science on climate change." It offers great stories, resources, and studies that cut through the spin and get to the facts.

Evangelical Environmental Network - A non-profit organization that seeks to educate, inspire, and mobilize Christians in their effort to care for God's creation, to be faithful stewards of God's provision, and to advocate for actions and policies that honor God and protect the environment.

Kairos - While the CRC does not endorse all Kairos’ statements, they have helpful in-depth materials on climate justice.
 
Restoring Eden - A movement of like-minded people who see a strong connection between our Christian spirituality and our role as caretakers of creation. Its mission is to make hearts bigger, hands dirtier, and voices stronger by rediscovering the biblical call to love, serve, and protect God's creation. 

350.org - An organization seeking to build a global, grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis.

 

Books

Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action 
Practical, readable how-to guide to changing your lifestyle.

 

Earthwise: A Guide to Hopeful Creation Care  
This book, now in its third edition, helps to provide us and our friends, neighbors, coworkers, and fellow  citizens with practical information and ideas to become truly "earthwise."

 

For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation CareA thorough theology of creation care for pastors and lay-leaders.

 

A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions
Authored by a climate scientist and a pastor, this book offers straightforward answers to the many questions about climate change, without the spin.

 

Living the Good Life on God's Good Earth
A group guide to care-taking through a series of topics: lifestyle, homes, food, clothes, etc.

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