Spiritual Resources - Sermon Resources
2012 Iowa IPL Earth Words Sermon Contest
First Prize - "If We Choose" by Rev. Liz Colton of St. Paul Congregational UCC in Oskaloosa
Runner-Up - "Walking Humbly..." by Rev. Jean Sullivan of the United Church of Monticello
Runner-Up - "What's Beneath Your Feet?" by Rev. Gail Thiessen of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
2010 Iowa IPL Earth Words Sermon Contest
First Prize - "From Death to Life" by Rev. Mary Jane Button-Harrison of First Christian Church in Ames
Runner-Up - "You Goin’ Fishin’" by Rev. Mark Pries of Zion Lutheran in Iowa City
Runner-Up - “Measure of Creation” by Pastor Ruthie Tippin of the West Branch Friends Church
Honorable Mention - "Earth Day" by Des Moines First Unitarian Church
Honorable Mention - "Earth Day 2010" by Muffy Harmon of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in Des Moines
Honorable Mention - "New Heaven, New Earth" by Rev. Bill Lovin of Congregational United Church of Christof Iowa City
Additional Sermons Resources
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s Investiture Sermon
Reflects on the theological notions of home and the interdependent relationship between home and the issues of social justice and care of creation.
Hot and bothered: Facing Up to Global Warming
By Bill McKibben, July 11, 2006, gives some basics about the science of global warming and how the interfaith community was beginning to respond in 2006.
National Interfaith Power & Light
Provides Earth Day Sermon samples from many different traditions.
California Interfaith Power & Light
Website also presents several Earth Day Sermon samples and other resources.
Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life
Creation Care for Pastors
Earth Ministry Sermons
Environmental Stewardship Commission (Episcopal)
Evangelical Environmental Network
Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church
Greater Washington Interfaith Power & Light
Interfaith Service of Prayer and Witness For Climate Action
National Council of Churches (three sermon starters on pg. 4 of doc)
Season of Creation
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