World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

As we mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, we invite you to reflect and join us in a powerful prayer adapted from the Season of Creation Celebration Guide.

Season of Creation 2023

Creator of All,

You placed us into right relationship with each creature, but we
failed to listen to the cries of the Earth and the cries of the
most vulnerable. 

We lament the loss of our fellow species and their habitats,
we grieve the loss of human cultures, along with the lives
and livelihoods that have been displaced or perished, and
we ache at the sight of an economy of death, war and

Bless us with your life-giving waters; let justice and peace
flow in our hearts and overflow into all creation.
Bless us to walk together with all people of good will so
that the many streams of the living waters of God’s justice
and peace may become a mighty river all over the Earth.