Prayers of Intercession and Commitment
From single prayers to full services
Prayers with a focus on intercession & commitment
Collections of Prayers – online
- Material in the ‘Statements of Faith and Commitments’, ‘Intercession’ and other sections of CTBI’s collection of ‘Additional Resources for Creation Time‘ – a useful resource, gathering materials from a wide range of organisations, church traditions, etc.
- The Diocese of Leeds has a superb collection of ‘Creation Care Prayers’, divided into sections including ‘Intercession’ and ‘Commitment’
- Calls to worship from Greening the Lectionary
- ‘Beauty and Hope’ – prayers and reflections from Nick Fawcett
Collections of Prayers – Offline
- A Heart for Creation, ed Chris Polhill (Wild Goose, 2010). A collection of prayers and reflections on the environment.
- A Time for Creation, ed Robert Atwell, Christopher Irvine, Sue Moore (Church House Publishing, 2020) A wide variety of material, some from the Church of England’s main prayer book (Common Worship) and some newly commissioned.
- Creation sings your praise: A Christian Aid worship book, ed. Annabel Shilson-Thomas (Canterbury Press, 2010) A collection of prayers and services for every time of the year.
- Mary Low’s Cherish the Earth (Wild Goose, 2003) contains some non-Christian material, but also a wealth of Christian texts from around the world
- Anne and Jeffery Rowthorn, God’s Good Earth: Praise and Prayer for Creation (Liturgical Press, 2018) 52 liturgies – rich in selections of scripture, prayers and hymns, alongside reflections drawn from a range of Christian and other sources.