Praying for our planet

Published on: 30 November 2021

The Revd Lydia Avery has compiled a set of resources to help us pray for our planet

She says:

“We read that at the very beginning when God created the Earth, he saw its goodness and loved it. We are invited to be part of God’s mission to safeguard creation and to work to sustain life on the planet. But we often start with ourselves, and largely forget about others – those neighbours who make up the rest of life on Earth.

“At COP26 in November, the leaders of the world worked to reset the balance, but of course, that’s not end of the story. Each one of us is part of it – our action or inaction counts too. What we do may also speak loudly of what we think about God’s idea of love, stewardship and what makes a good neighbourhood.”

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