Prayer For Our Earth All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures. You embrace with your tenderness all that exists. Pour out upon us the power of your love, that we may protect life and beauty. Fill us with peace, that we may live as brothers and sisters, [...]
Creator God, Grant true wisdom and courage to leaders of nations in response to this growing crisis. Stir the hearts of all people everywhere to live more responsibly, and teach all who profess the name of Christ to lead by example. Inspire a deeper understanding of what it means to be one world, and so may [...]
Creator God, Forgive the short-sightedness and greed that has led to this situation, the living for today with no thought of tomorrow, and the obsession with material possessions at the cost of spiritual values. Forgive the massive divide between rich and poor which it has served to create, and which makes any prospect of resolving the [...]
Creator God, you have given us the privilege of participating in the care and nurture of this world. You call us to work in partnership with you and one another, not simply serving ourselves, nor looking only to short-term interests, but conscious of our responsibility to our children and those who will follow them. Teach us [...]
Creator God, Forgive us the folly of our modern lifestyles, the fact that, even though we have repeatedly been warned of its costly consequences, we are reluctant to change. Forgive us that, even as we speak, some part of the natural world is being destroyed and its climate and environment changed, perhaps for ever. We hold [...]
Creator God, who made our beautiful world, appointed us as its guardians and gifted us with everything we need, forgive us for the times we cause it harm; for the times our way of life affects our neighbours. Inspire us to care for the environment; to help rebuild lives and communities; to share in the griefs [...]
God of blessings, the universe sings of your glory. Deepen our gratitude for all you have made and awaken in us a renewed commitment to care for the earth and each other. Inspire world leaders at COP27, with openness to listen to those most affected by climate change and with courage to act urgently and wisely, [...]
Creator God, we pray that our leaders listen to grasp the urgency expressed in the latest science, and to guide our economic systems to reject dependence on extraction, exploitation and accumulation through dispossession Teach them to be wise stewards of creation.
Creator God, we pray for the world; the interdependence of all living things; the beauty and flourishing of the planet plundered and misused for generations by human activity; may we all, through our actions, help repair the harm we have caused. Lord, in your mercy Teach us to be wise stewards of creation.
Creator God, we pray for courage and compassion to transform those human activities destroying nature and altering the climate system on which our lives depend. Teach us to be wise stewards of creation.