environment - archive
programme of resources 2010
Creation Flourishing - a time for celebration and care
Observe a time for creation, between 1 September and 4 October, for the protection of God's creation and the promotion of sustainable lifestyles. Churches Together in Britain and Ireland put together a programme of resources to encourage and assist churches to observe a Time for Creation in 2010. Our theme for 2010 was Creation Flourishing - A time for Celebration and Care, linking into the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity.
Resources for Creation Time 2010 include suggestions to help churches, groups and individuals to focus on a creation theme at this time of the year, either on one occasion or over the 5 weeks. As in 2008 and 2009 our resources are undergirded by the hope we share as Christians, based ultimately in God's good plans for his creation, the cosmic scope of Christ's saving work, and the Spirit's renewing power at work within and through human beings.
- Sermon notes based on the Lectionary readings for the 5 Sundays
- A keynote sermon on the theme, and other sermons
- Prayers of intercession
- Resources for children's groups and schools
- Group study ideas
- Biodiversity FAQs - for churches
- A range of other liturgical material
The material is all available as free downloads, the main items in Welsh and Irish language versions, as well as in English.