Worship

Easy options for online worship and devotions

Worship in a box- quick liturgies

Here's a selection of liturgies which are online compatible, with suggested video reflections to accompany them.  Download and adapt to your heart's content!

Breathe

Byron Smith talks about how our breath – the very thing that keeps us alive – connects us deeply with the rest of God’s Creation.

Connection

Pastor Ray Minniecon, from the UAICC encourages us to think of all God’s creatures as family.

He invites us “back to the beginning,” to remember the goodness of creation, and to remember that salvation is something for God’s whole earth, not just our individual souls.

Get outside!

How does meeting out in Creation, out amongst all of life, enhance our relationship with the God of all Life?  Get your congregation outside, even in their own backyards to zoom together.  Several sermon options, the above one is on Christianity and vegertarianism/ethical meat.

War on Waste

This is one of Jessica's favorite sermons, where she talks about the War on Waste (especially plastic), our frugal God and the Christian call to lead the world's care for Creation!

Climate

A simple climate action liturgy, adpated from other sources.  One possible sermon is highlighted above.

World Environment Day Resources

World Environment Day is a United Nations event that reminds us to take action to conserve and protect our natural environment.

World Environment Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on 5th of June 2020.

Churches often celebrate World Environment Day on one of the closest Sundays, for example, Sunday 7th of June 2020. 

This year, Uniting Earth is encouraging churches to remember the devastating bushfires earlier this year, to pray for those impacted by the fires and to take action climate change, the impacts of which made these fires so unprecedented.

To help you celebrate in worship, here are some resources: 

* Trigger warning: powerful bushfire images* 

May 10 Climate Worship Resource and Videos

Liturgy Elements:

Acknowledgement of Country

Sing: How Great Thou Art

Choose reflections (see right) or play all

Reflection options:

(Ordered by age)

For a live Zoom briefing on these resources on May 4th at 4pm, join us on zoom

FULL RESOURCE NOW HERE!

(click here for text version)

If you prefer, you can participate in a live online service at the following churches:

Paddington Uniting Church on May 10 at 10:30.  No need to register, just log in.

Glenbrook Uniting Church live at 9:30 am  No need to register, just log in.

Addditional Resources: 

As well as the featured resources above, you can also access our vast library of videos and podcasts, and some of our old worship resources at our original website