Connection (Ray Minniecon)

an online worship/devotional resource

Ray is from the UAICC and Scarred Tree Ministries. Reflection: we are family with all of God’s creatures; God as Creator; First and Second People’s relationships; the goodness of Creation, salvation is something for God’s whole earth, not just our individual souls.

Click on this paragraph to download a .pdf or .doc of the “worship in a box” resource, which will let you jump straight into an online worship gathering, using Ray’s video as the sermon.

You can watch the 13 minute sermon (top) and 8 minute version (bottom) to decide which might be useful for your group (the 13 minute one includes Ray’s reflection on parallels between the book of Job and the Aboriginal experience)

World Environment Day Resources

World Environment Day is a United Nations event that reminds us to take action to conserve and protect our natural environment.

World Environment Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on 5th of June 2020.

Churches often celebrate World Environment Day on one of the closest Sundays, for example, Sunday 7th of June 2020. 

This year, Uniting Earth is encouraging churches to remember the devastating bushfires earlier this year, to pray for those impacted by the fires and to take action climate change, the impacts of which made these fires so unprecedented.

To help you celebrate in worship, here are some resources: 

* Trigger warning: powerful bushfire images* 

Videos from Doctors for the Environment Australia

More Bushfire Prayers and Info

Learn more about our climate campaign and how to help

Simple Climate Change Worship

A simple liturgy on the theme of climate change to use anytime.