The songs sung by the church can tell us a lot about our theology. This article from Sojourners traces the recent history of worship music that engages with creation care.
AAAS DoSER Lecture — A Climate of Hope: Scientists and Faith Communities Addressing the Climate Crisis
This lecture hosted by AAAS DoSER addresses how scientists and faith communities can draw on the strengths of their communities to better work together in responding to climate change.
In 2021, Kathryn Hayhoe published Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World. As her publisher summarizes, “Over the past fifteen years Hayhoe has found that the most important thing we can do to address climate change is talk about it—and she wants to teach you how.”
Back in the spring, I wrote that “small actions (mustard seeds) can add up to mountains.” This biblical wisdom applies when approaching creation care. We all have different motivations and different actions we can take in response to those motivations.
Wild Wonders from A Rocha is a camp or VBS curriculum that “helps parents and churches get kids outside and spark their imaginations as they learn about God and explore the world around them.” The offering includes three different one-week programs organized around the themes of “wonder”, “care”, and “flourish.”
Blackhawk Church was doing what Science for the Church wants to see other churches do more than a decade before Greg and I dreamed up this newsletter. Dolson and Lindroth’s relationship in the 90s led them to ask what programs might allow them to talk about science and faith for the church.