South End United Methodist Church
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
5042 Edmondson Pike Nashville 37211

Creation Care: Worship and Devotional Resources



 
 Worship Planning Resources:
 
  1)  A Worship Bulletin:  Creation Care Sunday   April 7, 2013 ~ Belmont United Methodist Church, Nashville TN 
 
   
   2)  Hymns:   (From The United Methodist Hymnal):   
                All Creatures of Our God and King (#62);  All Things Bright and Beautiful (#147);  
            Morning Has Broken (#145);   How Great Thou Art (#77);  
            For the Beauty of the Earth (#92);  God Created Heaven and Earth (#151); 
            Great is Thy Faithfulness (#140);   Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (#139);
            This Is My Father's World (#144);  I Sing the Almighty Power of God (#152);  
            God, Whose Love is Reiging O'er Us (#100);   Creating God, Your Fingers Trace (#109)
 
               (From other sources):  How Majestic is Your Name (The Faith We Sing # 2023);  
                                               The Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands  (The Faith We Sing # 2279 )
 
    3)  Scripture Texts:  Genesis 1-2 (the creation stories)  
            Luke 10: 25-28 (Love God with all your heart ... and your neighbor as yourself) 
                Matthew 6: 25-30 (consider the lillies of the field
                Psalm 8 (How majectid is your name in all the earth);  Psalm 24 (The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof);  
                Psalm 33 (By the Word of the Lord the heavens were made);  
            Psalm 90 (Before you formed the mountains, You are God)
                Psalm 93 (The Lord reigns, clothed with majesty);  Psalm 96 (O, sing to the Lord a new song!);  
                Psalm 104  (You send forth your Spirit, they are created and you renew the face of the earth);
            Psalm 148 (Praise Him, sun and moon);  
                Psalm 150 (Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!)  
 
    4)  Prayers (from The United Methodist Book of Worship):    
            Prayers of Confession -- # 472, #473, #494, #552, #554
                Congregational Prayers --  #507, #508, #509, #518, #519, #521, #557, #558 
                                    
     5)   Creation-care 365 :  a free, bi-weekly e-resource of UMC Pacific Northwest Conference includes --
             Lectionary Links:  reflective resources connect creation care with weekly Scripture readings
                 Creation Keepers:  articles feature individuals and congregations doing inspiring work                 
                 Tools for Renewal:  resources related to specific dimensions of church life -- including worship                 
 
      6)   Contact us with your worship and devotional suggestions!