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Resolution on the Spirituality of Food Production

Resolution on Church Buildings and Grounds

Resolution on Creation Season

Resolution on Green Congregations



Creation Season 2008 (Year A)
October 5 – 26, 2008

Proper 24, Year A
(October 19, 2008)

Special Recognition of the Place of Food in our Lives:
as Basic Human Need

Welcome! We're glad you're planning on observing a liturgical season of creation. We have prepared some materials for you to use in worship, teaching, and personal reflection.

The list of Hymns below is designed to help you select music that can apply to the themes of this Sunday in Creation Season recognizing the place of food in our lives. In addition to the specific hymns, there is also a general list of Hymns from Hymnal 1982, Wonder Love & Praise, and Gather that may be used for any of the Sundays of this season.

Hymns for for Proper 24, Year A:

Hymnal 1982

I come with joy, vv. 1-3
305, 306
Come risen Lord, and deign to be our guest
308, 309
O Food to pilgrims given
316, 317
This is the hour of banquet and of song
My God thy table now is spread
Let us break bread together
I am the Bread of Life
340, 341
For the bread which you have broken
For the fruit of all creation
O Jesus I have promised

Or any of the more general creation hymns

To other Hymns in this series
Proper 25
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
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Note: The Hymns for this Sunday were selected byJohn G. Gibbs, PhD.


John G. Gibbs, PhD, was a retired theologian who resided in Park Rapids, MN, when he originally prepared these materials. John and we welcome your comments. Please address your comments or additional reflections to John G. Gibbs or any MEESC member, or mail them to:

c/o C. Morello
4451 Lakeside Drive
Eveleth, MN 55743-4400 USA

The MEESC assumes that all correspondence received is for publication on this web site. If your comments are not for publication, please so note on your correspondence. The MEESC reserves the right to decide which items are included on the website.


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