Each year, over a billion people around the world celebrate earth day through acts of service and worship. Watch the 2022 Creation Justice Ministries Ecumenical Earth Day service! Join Christian siblings from across theological traditions to celebrate Earth Day and worship the Creator.
Greetings by Avery Davis Lamb
Homily by Rev. Dr. Betty Holley
Prayers and scripture read by Tammy Alexander
Prayers by Karyn Bigelow
Music by Christian McIvor
Earth Day 2022: Weathering the Storm
Weathering the Storm: A Prayer of Lament
Through the season of Lent and into Earth Month, let us discover together how the church might become a hub of resilience in the midst of the spiritual and physical storms of the climate crisis. Join us for this virtual workshop to learn about building climate resilience into your worship. Gain tools on preaching climate justice year-round and learn how to weave climate resilience into your church’s worship for this Earth Day Sunday. Speakers include: The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Episcopal priest, author, retreat leader, and climate activist. Facilitated by Avery Davis Lamb, Co-Executive Director of Creation Justice Ministries.
In a reflection on Matthew 3, Ched Myers offers context for John’s words and how we might bear fruits worthy of repentance in ourselves, our communities, and our churches.
Sitting on the coast of North Carolina, St. Paul AME Zion Church and Camp Caroline are no strangers to climate disasters. They are also no strangers to the spiritual and physical resilience needed in the face of the climate crisis. Learn how these leaders are cultivating faithful resilience in North Carolina: Rev. Lynn Godette, St. Paul AME Zion Church, Aurora, NC Rev. Gerald Godette, St. Paul AME Zion Church, Aurora, NC Casey Perry, Camp Caroline, Arapahoe, NC Filmmaking by Two Pine State.
In Brunswick, GA, faith leaders are on the frontlines of climate change and environmental justice. They are also on the frontlines of physical and spiritual resilience, guiding their communities through the storms of the climate crisis.
Learn how these leaders are cultivating faithful resilience in Georgia:
Fr. DeWayne Cope, St. Athanasius Episcopal Church
Hermina Glass-Hill, Georgia Interfaith Power & Light
Rev. Zack Lyde, St. John Missionary Baptist Church
Filmmaking by Two Pine State.