COP26 – Climate Change service and prayer resources

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Looking for resources to help you pray or lead a service on climate change? From 31 October-12 November world leaders are coming to Britain (Glasgow) to address the escalating climate crisis. Let’s pray for them!

https://www.tearfund.org/campaigns/cop26-church-service – Join Pete Greig, Carol Ng’ang’a, and Celtic Worship in Tearfund’s powerful climate-themed church service on Sunday 7 November. You can live-stream this or download segments to play during your service

https://www.resoundworship.org/projects/doxecology – Luton’s Sam and Sara Hargreaves helped to produce an album of worship songs on the theme of creation and ecology, along with ideas for prayer and service plans.

https://prayandfastfortheclimate.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Prayer-Vigil-for-Glasgow-2021-2a.pdf – a rich resource of prayers from many different people, focussed on COP26. Can be used as a whole vigil or you can select certain prayers to use in a service or prayer gathering.

https://www.climatesunday.org/ – links to many resources for different types of churches

https://www.tearfund.org/-/media/tearfund/files/campaigns/reboot-campaign/climate-church-talk-2021.pdf – Tearfund outline of church talk and prayer ideas

Want to delve more into climate and Christianity?

https://www.tearfund.org/campaigns/christianity-and-climate-change-film-series – This is a 9 part series for small groups, with the renowned Christian climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe . It is video based with additional discussion questions.

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