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Microscopic - Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Microscopic – Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise

Micro-Creation Service Bulletin - Click here - free to share! (wonderful readings, music, etc.) Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House ...
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Creation of the Cosmos: "Of All that is Seen and Unseen"

Creation of the Cosmos: “Of All that is Seen and Unseen”

Creation of Cosmos Service - Feel free to download and share this bulletin.  Please don't forget acknowledgements. Creation: The Universe  ...
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Where are We? From the Microscopic to the Cosmos: Services and Sermons

Where are We? From the Microscopic to the Cosmos: Services and Sermons

Over the summer of 2018 Pastor Susan Henry at House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Hingham Massachusetts decided to try ...
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Creation reorientation: Liturgy to Reconcile People and Planet

Creation reorientation: Liturgy to Reconcile People and Planet

(Click here to download this document.) Created by Bridget Jones in 2018 as part of her Masters of Divinity program ...
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Awakening to God's Call to Earthkeeping

Awakening to God’s Call to Earthkeeping

Download this free resource for a non-politicized, easy to follow path to help connect faith, eco-theology and the community we ...
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EcoPreacher via Patheos

EcoPreacher via Patheos

Dr. Rev. Leah Schade has provided us with commentary on the lectionaries for years and recently opened up her audience ...
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A Theology of Liturgy in a New Key: Worshiping With Creation

A Theology of Liturgy in a New Key: Worshiping With Creation

Thanks to David Rhoads, Paul Santmire, and Norman Habel who share here their Chapter 2 of "The Season of Creation: ...
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Justified by Land and Faith

Justified by Land and Faith

Christian Faith and Environmental Ethics: Aldo Leopold's Sand County Almanac and Luther's Freedom of A Christian A timeless reflection shared ...
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Sermon on Public Witness

Sermon on Public Witness

On the Way Pentecost 17 B / Proper 19                             September 16, 2018 Isaiah 50:4-9a    James 3:1-12   Mark 8:27-38 Pastor Susan ...
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Season of Creation: Fourth Sunday in Year C (Universe Sunday)

Season of Creation: Fourth Sunday in Year C (Universe Sunday)

There is one Wisdom, one Beauty, one Mind that flows through the universe. - Leah Schade reflects on the Fourth Sunday ...
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Season of Creation: Third Sunday in Year C (Storm Sunday)

Season of Creation: Third Sunday in Year C (Storm Sunday)

Finding the peace of God amidst storms, we are called to wake up and face up to the storms we ...
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The First Sunday in the Season of Creation in Year C: Ocean Sunday

The First Sunday in the Season of Creation in Year C: Ocean Sunday

Wisdom teaches that what God has gathered up in Christ, we humans should make healthy, free from toxins, cleaned of ...
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The Stewardship of Creation: A Theological Reflection

The Stewardship of Creation: A Theological Reflection

by David Rhoads Steward is a biblical term that refers to a manager who is responsible for the goods and property ...
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Bible verses on nature and care for creation

Bible verses on nature and care for creation

Bible and Nature The following is a listing of bible verses on creation, our relationship with the earth, and our ...
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Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath

Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath

Jim Martin-Schramm Luther College Chapel October 7, 2011 Exodus 23:10-12 (or 31:12-17) Within Limits: Remember the Sabbath Our reading this ...
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The Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: River Sunday

The Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: River Sunday

A sermon and handouts for the fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A, River Sunday: The Fourth Sunday ...
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The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: Wilderness Sunday

The Third Sunday in the Season of Creation Year A: Wilderness Sunday

A sermon and handouts for the third Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A, Wilderness Sunday: The Third Sunday ...
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The Second Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: Land Sunday

The Second Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: Land Sunday

Two sermons for the second Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A, Land Sunday: "The Right to Love the ...
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The First Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: Forest Sunday

The First Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: Forest Sunday

A sermon and handouts for the first Sunday in the Season of Creation, Year A: The First Sunday of the ...
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Litany for our Personal Covenant with Creation

Litany for our Personal Covenant with Creation

L: For the marvelous grace of your Creation, we pour out our thanks to You, our God. C: We praise ...
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Ecological Christianity Through The Sacrament of the Altar

Ecological Christianity Through The Sacrament of the Altar

What is the Sacrament of the Altar? It is the true body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ under ...
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Ecological Christianity Through The Sacrament of Baptism

Ecological Christianity Through The Sacrament of Baptism

I. What is Baptism? Baptism is not simply plain water. Instead, it is water used according to God's command and ...
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Ecological Christianity Through The Lord's Prayer

Ecological Christianity Through The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father in heaven. What is this? With these words God wants to attract us, so that we come to ...
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Ecological Christianity Through The Creed

Ecological Christianity Through The Creed

The 1st Article, on Creation I believe in God, the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. What is this? I ...
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Ecological Christianity Through The Ten Commandments

Ecological Christianity Through The Ten Commandments

The 1st Commandment: You shall have no other gods. What is this? We are to fear, love, and trust God ...
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Ecological Christianity through Luther’s Small Catechism

Ecological Christianity through Luther’s Small Catechism

We marked the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with the occasion of Martin Luther writing his 95 Theses. For those ...
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Blessing of All the Animals: A Sermon

Blessing of All the Animals: A Sermon

By David Rhoads And God said, “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above ...
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Sacraments and Creation

Sacraments and Creation

The sacraments are occasions to reflect on human relationships with the rest of creation. Different Christian communities recognize different sacraments ...
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Worship as Re-Orientation

Worship as Re-Orientation

One way to look at worship is to say that it is the place where we can express with the ...
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Robert Saler

Robert Saler

Robert Saler is Research Fellow, Christian Theological Seminary at Indianapolis and Director of the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs. He has served ...
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