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Worship Resources for Earth Day 2018

The planning team of the PCUSA Walk for a Fossil Free World has prepared the resources below (see PDF link) for Earth Day services. Please feel free to use these resources as-is, adapt them, or select parts (if credit is listed in our resource, please be sure to credit the creator in your bulletin as well). We hope that you’ll also participate in the Earth Day Campaign for a Fossil Free World that launches on Earth Day, April 22. The Minute for Mission talks a bit more about this campaign, and the goals are twofold:

Offering of Letters: Worship Service for Gun Violence Prevention

For congregations already committed to preventing gun violence, use the worship outline below. You could invite members of the Presbytery and other local churches to join you for the service. After the service, invite those who are interested in learning more or committing to action to meet immediately following the service or a week later at a predetermined location.

Communion Liturgy for World Communion Sunday 2017

A communion liturgy for World Communion Sunday 2017 by Emily Brewer for you to use and adapt as needed

Sermon Excerpt on Charlottesville

By Rev. Roger Scott Powers.

August 13, 2017

Sermon on Charlottesville by Rev. Christine Caton

August 13, 2017 sermon in response to the violence in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017

Hymns for Standing Rock

Two hymns for congregrations wanting to support the Standing Rock Water Protectors. Copyright Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.

O God of Life, Your Waters Flow

We Were Born Out of the Waters

Rev. Osagyefu Uhuru Sekou: "Faith in the Age of Ferguson"

Rev. Sekou delivers the keynote address at the 2016 PPF Peace Breakfast in Portland, OR.

 

Hymn: God, Whose Love Is Always Stronger

God, whose love is always stronger than our weakness, pride and fear,
In your world, we pray and wonder how to be more faithful here.
Hate too often grows inside us; fear rules what the nations do.
So we pray, when wars divide us: give us love, Lord! Make us new!

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