sample sermons

Sermons preached as part of Christ United Methodist’s 2009 sermon series "Creation Care." In addition to sermons you will find practical tips and other resources on creation care.

Audio, video, and transcripts of sermons on stewardship and the environment at Creation Care for Pastors by Bill McKibben, Rob Bell, Bill Hybels, Cal DeWitt and others.

Sermons delivered by recipients of Earth Ministry’s 2010 Sermon Contest.

The site also features sermons by Earth Ministry staff and colleagues.

Earth Sermons, a ministry of Virginia Interfaith Power and Light, features sermons from around the globe that consider the effects of environmental issues on the poor both in developed and developing countries, who bear a disproportionate share of the effects of global warming.

Earth and Word: Classic Sermons on Saving the Planet, edited by David Rhoads, is a collection of sermons by such prominent theologians and activists as Wendell Berry, Thomas Berry, John Cobb, William Sloane Coffin, Bill McKibben, Sallie McFague, Joseph Sittler, and Barbara Brown Taylor.

Ecumenical in scope, Holy Ground includes essays, sermons, and meditations by Pope Benedict XVI, Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, Islamic scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Rabbis Zoe Klein and Arthur Waskow, Evangelical pastor Brian McLaren, Native-American author Linda Hogan, and environmental writer and activist Wendell Berry.

Interfaith Power and Light features sermons on the environment by Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders and activists. Includes links to sermon-writing resources.

Web of Creation offers a broad array of sermons connecting the good news of God and care for God’s creation by leading scholars, theologians and preachers.

Sample sermons and liturgies for the Season of Creation can also be found at Web of Creation.