Preaching Resources and Sermons
Materials to help you preach ... and sermons to read
These websites link the weekly Revised Common Lectionary texts with care for creation themes:
‘Sermon starters’ give the germ of an idea, ready for you to flesh out.
Take a look below to find sermon starters listed by theme and by book of the Bible.
|Link to Sermon Starter||Topic|
|Worship and Awe (Awareness of creation leads to a sense of awe and transforms our worship - EcoJustice Ministries)||Creation|
|Tending to the Garden (God seen and celebrated in creation, the call to care - CRCNA/EEN)||Creation|
|"Restoration is coming" (creation, redemption - CRCNA/EEN)||Creation|
|"Shout it from the Mountain Top - Praise God" (Creation belongs to and witnesses to God; we are called to tend it - CRCNA/EEN)||Psalms, Creation|
Some general guidance that can help you begin – or refresh – your creation care preaching.
A variety of sermons to read or listen to …
Individual Sermons – by author
- Richard Bauckham, “The Community of Creation”, “God the Farmer”
- Dave Bookless, “Creation Care and the Gospel” (audio), “Hope for Creation” (6 sermons prepared for Time for Creation 2008, using RCL Year A) “Practising God’s Presence in the Place God Plants Us” (audio)
- Kathy Galloway, “Green Communion Sermon”
- Hannah Malcolm, “The End of the World As We Know It“, “Living with Science, Loving with Faith“, “The Moon Landing“
- Peter Sawtell, Reconciling the World