Signs of Hope and Prayer for Creation Care and Climate Action

(A version of this blog post was distributed as the Climate Caretakers Weekly Prayer Newsletter of January 8,2019)

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” – Mark 12:30-31 NIV

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. – Genesis 2:15 NIV

One college senior said that he had been led by God to turn his engineering degree into a springboard to law school and environmental practice.  Another student said she was looking for an agency that would use her environmental degree to care for creation in the mission field.  An adult youth group leader shared her vision for teaching young people at Christian camps about God’s call to care for creation.  Hundreds of attendees signed creation care commitment cards to declare their individual next steps.

 Care of Creation staffer Brittany Ederer engages conference attendees about creation care and climate change in the Lausanne Movement/World Evangelical Alliance Creation Care Network exhibit booth at the Urbana 18 Missions Conference. Hundreds of green leaf-shaped commitment cards signed by concerned visitors hang from the Creation Care Tree of Hope.
Care of Creation staffer Brittany Ederer engages conference attendees about creation care and climate change in the Lausanne Movement/World Evangelical Alliance Creation Care Network exhibit booth at the Urbana 18 Missions Conference. Hundreds of green leaf-shaped commitment cards signed by concerned visitors hang from the Creation Care Tree of Hope.

Hundreds indicated particular desires to take action against climate change, help their churches or campus fellowship groups care for Continue reading