Engaging all God's Creation

Mission Opportunity 2016: Engaging God's Mission Through Engaging All God's Creation

Upcoming Events

April 21, 11:30am Earth Day at the Capitol, Hosted by Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light. Gather at Christ Lutheran Church and then march to the Leif Erickson Park (in front of the State Office Building) where we’ll call on our legislators to Keep It in the Ground and ensure a Just and Equitable Transition to Clean Energy.

MO 2016 Stories

Many Hands Make Light Work by The Rev. Anne Scheible

2015 Earth Matters Report for St. John's Annual Report by Doug Mensing

Episcopal Earthkeepers Circle Partners with Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light by The Rev. Tom Harries

Liturgical Resources

The Episcopal Ecological Network-Liturgical Resources – Provides service bulletins and prayers that can be used for worship.

Book of Common Prayer-Environment Sections – A list of prayers and environmentally focused options for worship created by the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

Society of St. John the Evangelist Lenten Series – Growing the Rule of Life is a lenten series that provides daily prayers and videos for lent practice with environmental focus.

Minnesota Episcopal Environmental Stewardship Archive – Twenty years worth of lectionary reflections, creation season resources, convention resolutions with implementation ideas, theological reflections on environmental stewardship, and articles on sacred spaces in Minnesota.

General Information Resources

Episcopal Earthkeepers Circle Facebook page – A group of Episcopalians from several faith communities working together to support topics related to care of creation.

Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light – A non-profit and partner with Episcopal Earthkeepers Circle that believes active care of creation is an integral to spiritual life and social justice.

The Episcopal Church-Eco-Justice – The Episcopal Church Eco-Justice ministries provide resources for education, advocacy, and action.

The Episcopal Ecological Network – A nationwide network of faith communities of the Episcopal Church working to create leaders in the worldwide environmental movement.

The Episcopal Public Policy Network-Climate Change – Advocacy resources from The Episcopal Church’s public policy program.

A Life of Grace for the Whole World - Full Curriculum - A leader guide for a five session study for adults on the Episcopal House of Bishops’ pastoral teaching on the environment.

Videos & Forum Information

The Climate Change Crisis – Forum offered through The Episcopal Church (March, 2015)

The Intersection of Poverty and the Environment – Forum offered through The Episcopal Church at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Salt Lake City, Utah (April, 2012)

Get Connected

  • Do you have folks in your community interested in creation care?
  • Do you have a Green Team or environmental group?
  • Want to create a community garden or other environmental project at your home or faith community?
  • Need resources or have ideas?

Please connect with Rachel Babbitt, Missioner for Community Engagement at 612-871-5311 or via email at rachel.b@episcopalmn.org.

“Be praised my Lord, through All your creatures…” – St. Francis of Assisi