Sermon Sunday 31-10-21 – Our Harvest Service with a focus on COP26
October 31, 2021

Sermon Sunday 31-10-21 – Our Harvest Service with a focus on COP26

Passage: Leviticus 25:1-7, Mark 4:26-34
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Tearfund, Renew our World, UN Website on Climate Change, Church of England and Christian Aid have all developed resources to help you understand and engage with COP and climate change. Follow the links to find out more.


What is COP26?

Why COP26 matters - a Christian perspective

Should Christian's speak up on  climate change?

What does God want to say to you about COP26 and the climate crisis?

Tearfund prayer resources - you can sign up for prayer updates via SMS; use their prayer in the park guide to get involved in praying with others; Tearfund, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Renew our World and people all over the world, want to fill as much of this year with prayer for the climate as we can. They will praying right up to COP26 in November 2021. You can book a regular slot and join the map by visiting  Renew our World's website

Renew our World

The Renew our world resources page has a comprehensive section on prayer including a COP26 prayer guide; How to pray for Climate Change;  which you can download from their website.

UN Website on Climate Change

The UN COP26 goals Fran mentioned can be found here 

Church of England

The Church of Englands responses

The Church commission have voiced the need for a Just Transition as companies try to transition to low carbon emissions details of which can be found here

Bishops have joined voices from other faiths to demand climate action details of this can be found here

Christian Aid

Christian aid also have a number of resources.

  • They are encouraging people to pray for COP26 and climate change on their website on their pledge to pray page;
  • To take action on 6th November on their Day of Action page;
  • They also have a Global Hunger Appeal page to try and support the many milians of people who are suffering extreme hunger. You can read more about this and donate to help Christian Aid's local partners who are trying to support communities and prevent famine and increase resilience.