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Global Season of Creation Online Prayer Service
- Bill McKibben, author and co-founder of 350.org
- Bishop Mark McDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop of Canada
- Archbishop Seraphim Kykotiw, the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Zimbabwe
- Yeb Saño, former climate negotiator for the Philippines
Christian and environmental leaders from around the globe will lead a service of prayer, reflection, and song to celebrate Creation Day and the beginning of the Season of Creation.
Creation Day, Celebrated by Global Christians
- Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew have issued a rare joint statement. Their statement is in support of the World Day of Prayer for Creation. In a sign of his extraordinary support for creation, Patriarch Bartholomew issued an independent statement as well.
- Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, issued a statement in support of the World Day of Prayer for Creation.”
Climate Action Week BIG SHIFT Initiatives
September 18 – 24
Joint Christian Divestment Announcement
Christian organizations around the world will announce their joint divestment from fossil fuels.
Feast of St. Francis Online Prayer Service
Join leaders from around the globe for an ecumenical online prayer service to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis and the closing of the Season of Creation. This will be a time for prayer, petition, and reflection for creation. Prayer leaders include:
- His Eminence Archbishop Job of Telmessos, Archdiocese of the Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe (Ecumenical Patriarchate).
- Bishop Allwyn D’Silva of Bombay, India.
- Rev. Susan C. Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada