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Creation Care Toolkit

As people of faith, we are called to be good stewards of the earth. These creation care resources can help individuals and churches to learn about environmental issues, take action in response to climate change, and protect natural resources.

Faithward articles about caring for the earth

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How the Longing of Advent Points Us Toward Creation Care

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Advent gives us a longing and a vision for a world set right—a restored creation where God’s shalom reigns.
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It’s Time To Act: Practice Creation Care and Good Neighbor-hood Everyday

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The church calendar says it’s Ordinary Time, but these are extraordinary ecological times we’re living in.
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Why Pentecost Calls Upon Us to Talk About Creation Care

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The Spirit’s gift to speak and be understood across languages and cultures unlocks astonishing new levels of community.
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Why Care for God’s Creation Matters: A Biblical Perspective

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We as Christians cannot sit back and do nothing while God’s creation is being harmed on our watch.
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What Can Lent Teach Us About Creation Care?

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“To care for creation, first be a creature.”

Small but Powerful Ways Churches Are Caring for the Earth

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Caring for creation is an act of worship. Our worship services should reflect that.
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How a Green Team Can Help Your Church Care for Creation

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You’re just six steps away from leading your church toward better stewardship of God’s world.

Creation care resources for you and your church

Creation Care Reads for Kids

The Climate Witness Project reviews and recommends devotionals and curriculums to help kids learn to care for God’s good earth.

10 Ways Churches Can Mobilize for Climate Justice

Recognizing the urgent need to address the intertwined crises of climate and inequality, the United Church of Christ Council for Climate Justice calls people of faith and their churches to an all-out mobilization of their gifts and resources. Here are 10 ways to respond. 

Worship Resources for Creation Care

This collection of prayers, liturgies, songs, sermon ideas, and children’s materials were crowdsourced from across the Christian Reformed Church in North America, then reviewed by a team of Reformed theologians. Worship can call us more fully into our roles as stewards of God’s creation; these resources make it easy.

The Climate Witness Project

This project walks with congregations as they learn about the realities of climate change, as they seek to be better stewards of the resources they have been given, and as they find their voice to speak to their public officials about common sense climate policy that will benefit the earth, people around the world who are poor and vulnerable, and future generations. Led by the Christian Reformed Church in North America, more than 20 denominations are represented.

Lutherans Restoring Creation

Lutherans Restoring Creation is a grassroots group of advocates for climate justice in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Their website includes stories and ideas for advocacy, personal discipleship, and creation care for churches.

Interfaith Power and Light

This ecumenical organization offers a variety of resources and ways you can put your faith into action for a safer climate. Check out their Cool Congregations program for churches using solar energy as well as their resources for worship and education.