This Sunday will be our Creation Care celebration. The choirs will be singing several wonderful pieces from Andrew Carter’s Benedicite. Our opening prayer comes from Samoa and is found in the Presbyterian Book of Common Worship:
Almighty God, your word of creation
caused the water to be filled
with many kinds of living beings
and the air to be filled with birds.
We rejoice in the richness of your creation,
and we pray for your wisdom
for all who live on this earth,
that we may wisely manage
and not destroy what you have made
for us and for our descendants.
In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.