We offer creation focused commentaries for every week and lectionary cycle, but what about taking a step back and spend a whole season focused on God the Creator? The Season of Creation started in the 1990’s and has multiple expressions. The Season of Creation is typically celebrated from the beginning of September until St. FrancisRead More →

Rabbis Yonatan Neril and Leo Dee are co-editors and lead contributors. “Their unique contribution is to draw on the 3,500-year-old Jewish tradition to help us understand what the Hebrew Bible reveals about Creation care and ecological sustainability.  The result is Eco Bible, Volume 1: An Ecological Commentary on Genesis and Exodus. This is a must-haveRead More →

First Sunday of Christmas 2016 The Rev. Dr. Leah D. Schade Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY Author, Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit (Chalice Press, 2016) Text:  Matthew 2:13-23 “A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be consoled, because theyRead More →

“Holy Interruption” — Christmas 2016 The Rev. Dr. Leah D. Schade Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship, Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY Author, Creation-CrisisPreaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit (Chalice Press, 2016) Text: Luke 2:2-20 In a congregation I served several years ago, I sent out an informal email poll asking people the following question:Read More →

While many are anxious and isolated during this time of response to a pandemic, we offer these reflections on this week’s readings. (If there are other recordings you wish to share as a balm to soothe and inspiration to act for the common good please submit them here.) March 15, 2020 – 3rd Sunday inRead More →

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Revelation’s Easter Message Readings for Series C (2016, 2019, 2022) Revelation 7:9-17 **Acts 9:36-43 **John 10:22-30 Sermon from Pastor Susan Henry at House of Prayer Lutheran Church,  Hingham MA More than Just Weird Grace to you and peace from our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. After Sunday worship last week, Kurt Lundin leaned inRead More →

Our ecumenical companion site, Let All Creation Praise has been maintained by long-time supporter and fellow Lutheran restoring creation, Nick Utphall. This site is an online library of commentaries, hymns, worship samples and devotions which speak to a wide variety of Christian faiths. Rev. Utphall is pastor at Madison Christian Community in Wisconsin. Check out theirRead More →

A Service In and For the Forests – Feel free to share this worship service or get ideas – we appreciate acknowledgement! Click here to download bulletin. Pentecost Creation/Forest — July 15, 2018 Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House of Prayer Lutheran Church Who Is Jesus for Chipmunks? For maybe twenty-five years, I’ve mulled overRead More →

Creation of Cosmos Service – Feel free to download and share this bulletin.  Please don’t forget acknowledgements. Creation: The Universe  – – June 17, 2018 Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Hingham MA Of All That Is, Seen and Unseen In the summer, it would be hard not to notice theRead More →