The Season of Creation Resolution
Resolution A202 passed at General Synod 2019. It was moved by: The Very Rev. Ken Gray and seconded by the Rt. Rev. Lynne McNaughton). Be it resolved that this General Synod:
- Adopt The Season of Creation in the Anglican Church of Canada as an annual time of prayer, education and action from September 1 – October 4;
- Encourage dioceses to engage with the Season of Creation, and to develop initiatives, resources and suitably authorized liturgies for use during the season; and
- Direct the Creation Matters Working Group to monitor, network and share Season of Creation initiatives through the General Synod website and in other ways.
Lectionary Notes — Updated for 2019
Additional Resources for Creation Care liturgies
Season of Creation website includes ecumenical and Anglican prayer resources and suggestions for action.
The Green Churches Network Season of Creation toolkit including prayers, posters, reflections, and resources for action and education.
A Season of Creation Study Program written by Rev Chris Brouillard-Coyle from the Diocese of Huron. This fall study program can help you and your parish learn more about our baptismal call to strive to safeguard the integrity of God's creation, and respect, sustain and renew the life of the Earth.
If you are celebrating the Season of Creation in your community go to seasonofcreation.org to register your event. Your location will show up on the map with others around the globe. Watch for resources to be shared under "resources from communities from CMWG members".
Special thanks to Nancy Harvey, Creation Matters Working Group (CMWG), members of the Creation Matters Network and Justice League of Huron for providing these Season of Creation resources.