Christians all over the world marked September 1 as the opening of the Season of Creation, a yearly event ending in October 4 that lets people focus on how to protect Mother Earth and combat the climate change.
Tens of thousands of Christians from six continents will organize various activities in their communities to pray for the planet and promote initiatives on how to care for God’s creation. This year’s theme, The Web of Life: Biodiversity as God’s blessing, Christians are called to do little acts for the environment that will give big results in the future.
We are called to not be merely witnesses to this crisis. As Christians our faith informs and compels us to action. —Monique Hughes, member of the Climate Justice team at Common Grace in Australia
In the UK, churchgoers will “clean local waterways, plant trees and promote wild areas in churchyards,” reports Premier. Participants are encouraged to share their experience in social media using the hashtag “SeasonofCre