Develop standard openings or vary it each week. Include it as a formal or an informal component of worship
Invoke the presence of the God of all creation. “We call upon the God of all creation to be present this day.” “We invoke the presence of God who created . . [ here you may list diverse domains of creation such as mountains, rivers, sky, forest or you may list specific creatures and places].
Invitation: Invite all creation to worship or invite humans to join the choir of all creation in praise of God. You may be concrete by inviting domains or even the plants and animals on your church grounds or in your geographical region.
Include at least one statement of confession that addresses our degradation and misuse of creation.
Introduction to scripture readings and the Psalm:
In the preface to scripture, encourage people to note the elements of the lessons that relate to nature as a whole.
Indicate in the preface to the prayers that you are including prayers “for all creation.”
Include at least one prayer of Thanksgiving for creation and a petition on behalf of the natural world (recent disaster, endangered species, people at risk from environment). Be specific about land and waterways in your area.
Commission people to “Go in peace. Serve the Lord, Remember the poor. Care for creation.” Or “Tend the Earth.”