John Wesley passed down three simple rules to us: Do no harm, do good, and stay in love with God. One of the things I love about Wesleyan theology, and these simple rules in particular, is their practical nature. Our theology is not one of speculation, but of action. The creation care team likewise wants… Continue Reading→
The Annual Conference theme this year is God’s Generosity in All Creation. Let us be both awed by God’s beautiful creation and also caring and protective of it.
As we honor St. Patrick on March 17 and approach the first day of spring, let us look and see God in all of creation.
The Lenten period affords Christians the opportunity to connect with the period when Jesus withdrew into the desert and fasted for 40 days and nights, and then resisted three temptations of the devil (Matt. 4: 1-11). It is a period of reflection, ideally at times in solitude, that might now include considering whether the devil… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward gives thanks for the brilliance of the earth and all that God created and introduces Creation Care resources for congregations.
Bishop Ward reminds us to give thanks and praise for the many blessings God has created on the earth, as we move towards summer.
Join the National Preach-in on Global Warming this Valentine’s Day, as an expression of your love for God’s creation. North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light (www.ncipl.org) invites you and your congregation to join with faith communities all across the country February 13-15, 2015. Events already are planned for the Raleigh and Chapel Hill metro area… Continue Reading→
March 31 – April 3, 2011 Life in our world today is challenged by how we care for the gift of Earth given to us by God. The Christian faith challenges us to be caretakers of Earth. Caring for Creation helps members of faith communities learn how we can care of the Earth is often taken for… Continue Reading→
“God’s creation is in crisis and we cannot remain silent while God’s people and God’s planet suffer,” the Bishops of The United Methodist Church have said in a pastoral letter called “God’s Renewal Creation: A Call to Hope and Action.” The Bishops further said that “we cannot help the world until we change our way… Continue Reading→