Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Creation Care Resources for Reflection and Action

Happy Earth Day, everyone! In the spirit of last Sunday's sermon, here are some resources that can help you consider your faithful response as a follower of the resurrected Jesus to the crisis of climate change facing our earth.

     A brief overview of how the Bible speaks to climate action:

On how COVID might change our way of thinking about creation care:

On how continued climate change makes more COVID-like outbreaks likely:

On our need for systemic change:

Practical ways you can care for creation during this home-bound Earth Day:

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Holy Week Worship Opportunities

Join us for worship via ZOOM throughout Holy Week! All of our gatherings except the Friday morning one can be accessed by this Zoom link ( and the password 343864 (PASSWORD IS NEW!)

Sunday, April 5 10am: Palm Sunday worship (bring your own palms and bread/juice/wine for communion!)

Thursday, April 9 5:30pm: Maundy Thursday worship (this will take the place of Prayer and Share that week--you'll need a bowl of water and bread/juice/wine for communion)

Friday, April 10 10am: Journey with Jesus Interactive Prayer Stations (particularly geared towards kids)--use link for this service only, which we do together with our neighbors at Asbury-Arnold UMC (You'll need to gather a few things beforehand to fully appreciate the experience: a coat, piece of bread/cracker, cup, stick or toothpick, tissue, something a little pointy/sharp, a cross (cut one out of paper or make one if you don't have one), a lit candle or flashlight, a rock. A recorded video of experience will also be made available if you can’t get on live at 10 but would like to participate at another time.

Friday, April 10 7:30pm: Good Friday Sundown Prayer (a brief 30 min service of reflection)

Sunday, April 12 10am: Easter Sunday Worship! (no sunrise service; we'll celebrate Community Easter Sunrise whenever we can all be back together later in the spring/summer)

Hope to see your faces throughout this Holy Week!