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Each year Christians around the world pray, act and advocate for our common home, Earth, by celebrating the ecumenical Season of Creation. 

The Season of Creation begins on September 1, the Day of Prayer for Creation, and ends on October 4, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology.  This year’s theme is “Listen to the Voice of Creation,” and the urgency of doing so is symbolised by the Burning Bush.  

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Christians around the world are invited to give particular attention to praying and caring for God’s creation as part of the global Season of Creation, observed from September 1 to October 4 every year. General Synod 2019 passed a resolution adopting the Season of Creation in the Anglican Church of Canada as a time of prayer, education, and action and encouraging dioceses and parishes to participate.

There are many ways your community can participate in the Season of Creation. Hold an ecumenical or interfaith prayer service; worship outdoors; go for a hike with members of your parish; work to reduce your plastic or energy consumption; or advocate for stronger environmental policy.

RESOURCES FOR 2022

Anglican Church of Canada resources

PWRDF resources

Diocesan resources

Ecumenical resources