Resources by Type

Do  you want to find a special prayer for your service? A reflection to read out or ponder on your own? Sermon notes or stories? Check below for materials listed by category.

Prayer

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May 2017 Prayer Points
This month's prayer points look at some positive and significant developments around the world, and
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April 2017 Prayer Points
Easter brings the reminder of new life - and the signs of spring are all
Easter Reflection
Easter Reflection
This reflective powerpoint by Elizabeth Perry of CCOW links our love of the natural world
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March 2017 Prayer Points
Entering Lent provides us with an opportunity to reflect and pray more about the issues
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February 2017 Prayer Points
Our prayer points this month look at recent developments in the US, highlighting areas of
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December 2016 Prayer Points
What an eventful month! The positives - with the Paris Agreement entering into force a
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Summer 2016 prayer points
Lots of issues reminding us of the importance of prayer this month. Some major concerns,
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June 2016 Prayer Points
The momentum continues to bring the Paris Agreement towards ratification. This month we celebrate Environment
Climate prayer walk
Climate prayer walk
Organising a short local prayer walk encourages people to take time out of busy lives
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Liturgy for use during a time of prayer
This liturgy offers ideas for introducing and ending a time of prayer and reflection for climate
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April 2016 Prayer Points
The promise of hope and new life that spring brings, reminds us of the urgency
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March 2016 prayer points
This new year brings many issues to pray over, not least to pray that the
13 December: Giving thanks
13 December: Giving thanks
Sometimes you dare to hope ... People said it couldn't be done. So many climate conferences
12 December: Keep praying!
12 December: Keep praying!
We're sending this out now because we've heard that the next draft of the Paris
11 December: Seek the common good!
11 December: Seek the common good!
"Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings
10 December: Hold onto the vision
10 December: Hold onto the vision
Climate talks have a reputation for not meeting deadlines - but there's generally a real
9 December: Crunch time approaches in Paris
9 December: Crunch time approaches in Paris
The deadline for finalising the text for the final agreement is approaching in Paris, and
8 December: Gender Day
8 December: Gender Day
If you've seen media coverage of the climate talks, you may well have seen a
7 December:  Ministers negotiate
7 December: Ministers negotiate
On Saturday, negotiators agreed a draft text for a Paris outcome, which ministers will now
6 December: 'A prayer for our earth'
6 December: 'A prayer for our earth'
Sunday is a rest day for the negotiators. It's also a day when we can rest
5 December: Action Day
5 December: Action Day
Today is 'Action Day' at the Paris climate talks. The main 'action' of the day will
4 December:  Financing climate action
4 December: Financing climate action
Today’s meetings include the topic of financing climate action and, in particular, of drawing in
3 December:  Joining together
3 December: Joining together
Cooperation is needed if we are going to get a just, ambitious and binding agreement at
2 December: Building resilience
2 December: Building resilience
Today we pray that decisions taken at the UN climate talks will help people build
1 December: Negotiations begin
1 December: Negotiations begin
Yesterday saw many developments both in the Leaders Event and in side events. Today, the
30 November - The Conference Begins
30 November - The Conference Begins
Today is the opening of the UN climate conference. Much attention will be focused on
Powerpoint for Archbishop Tutu's Prayer for Negotiators
Powerpoint for Archbishop Tutu's Prayer for Negotiators
Looking for some creative prayer materials for your service or reflection during the Paris climate
Advent Prayer from Archbishop Thabo Makgoba
Advent Prayer from Archbishop Thabo Makgoba
This is a wonderful prayer to use while lighting the Advent Candle ... might you
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December 2015 Prayer Points
The UN Paris Climate summit has now begun - starting on Monday 30th November .
Archbishop Desmond Tutu's Prayer for Climate Negotiators
Archbishop Desmond Tutu's Prayer for Climate Negotiators
Creator God, You have called us to be keepers of your Earth; through greed, we have

Reflections

Easter Reflection

Easter Reflection

This reflective powerpoint by Elizabeth Perry of CCOW links our love of the natural world
Resources for the 4th of October

Resources for the 4th of October

The 4th of October is a special day to pray and fast for the climate. It's
'Journeying towards Paris' Pray and Fast service

'Journeying towards Paris' Pray and Fast service

These notes include ideas and songs for a service focusing on 'Pray and Fast for
Pilgrimage prayers

Pilgrimage prayers

Last year brought a renewed focus on the theme of pilgrimage, inspired by the various
Resources on "Laudato Si"

Resources on "Laudato Si"

Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si': On the care for our common home" is inspiring people
Climate change, poverty, justice ... and unity

Climate change, poverty, justice ... and unity

James North offers the Joint Public Issues Team's May reflection, concluding "Let us fast in the
Glory and Cost: JPIT meditation for 1 April

Glory and Cost: JPIT meditation for 1 April

The Joint Public Issues Team offers reflections for Pray and Fast each month. In the
Ruth Valerio Reflects on Pray and Fast

Ruth Valerio Reflects on Pray and Fast

Making no sense if God doesn't exist ‘Pray!’ wasn’t one of the top things I expected
Reflection from David Grosch-Miller, Moderator of the URC's General Assembly

Reflection from David Grosch-Miller, Moderator of the URC's General Assembly

"In Isaiah chapter 58 we learn that the type of fasting God prefers is one
Join the Dance

Join the Dance

Rev Steve Chalke talked at the London launch service about his understanding of the early
Sharing the dance

Sharing the dance

Steve Chalke’s talk prompted one supporter to share this ode on our shared dance and

Worship Materials (Notes, Powerpoints, etc)

Prayer for Creation Time

Prayer for Creation Time

Time for Creation Prayer and Study Resources Posted at 03:21h in Essential Resources, Prayer, Shared Resources
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Liturgy for use during a time of prayer

This liturgy offers ideas for introducing and ending a time of prayer and reflection for climate
Resources for Praying for Paris

Resources for Praying for Paris

Daily Prayers and Prayer Updates Some of the resources available will include:  The #Pray4COP21 movement's daily updates,
Powerpoint for Archbishop Tutu's Prayer for Negotiators

Powerpoint for Archbishop Tutu's Prayer for Negotiators

Looking for some creative prayer materials for your service or reflection during the Paris climate
Resources for All Saints Day

Resources for All Saints Day

Here is a wealth of resources for use on the 1st November - All Saints
'Journeying towards Paris' Pray and Fast service

'Journeying towards Paris' Pray and Fast service

These notes include ideas and songs for a service focusing on 'Pray and Fast for
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Service Materials Relating to Climate Change

If you're looking to put together a "Pray and Fast" service, you might want to
Inspiration for action

Inspiration for action

St Mary Magdalene Church, Littleton is twinned with two congregations in the Diocese of Niassa,
Powerpoint to use in services on 1st March

Powerpoint to use in services on 1st March

Use this helpful powerpoint to raise awareness of the purpose of our prayers and fasting,