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Creation Season 2012
October 7– October 28, 2012
(Proper 22 through Proper 25, Year B)

Proper 22, Year B
(October 7, 2012)

Humans Interacting/Reconciling with
'this fragile Earth, our island home'

Welcome! We're glad you're planning on observing a Liturgical Season of Creation during the Season of Pentecost 2012. The focus for this series is on Humans Interacting/Reconciling with "this fragile Earth, our island home". Each of our topics looks at a different aspect of our relationship with our environment. We have prepared some materials for you to use in worship and in religious education.

The outline below and the individual links will point you to materials for preparing various parts of services for this Sunday. If you wish to see full list of materials for the Creation Season during the Season of Pentecost 2012 (Propers 22 through 25), click here.

RCL Readings for this Sunday:

Semi-Continuous Track Gospel Theme Track
Old Testament (Hebrew Scripture) Reading: Job 1:1; 2: 1-10 Genesis 2:18-24
Psalm Psalm 26 Psalm 8
New Testament Lesson
Hebrews 1: 1-4; 2: 5-12
Mark 10: 2-16
Creation Theme for this Sunday

We have divorced ourselves from the fullness of Creation.

God created an exquisitely magnificent interdependent creation/world in which all elements and aspects are valued and essential. We have fallen away from honoring God's creation, and need to seek forgiveness for our abuse and disregard of this gift



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  • Specific References for this Sunday.
  • General References applicable to all Sundays of this celebration of creation.
To other Materials for the other Sundays in this series
Proper 22
October 7
October 14
October 21
October 28
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The materials for this Sunday were prepared by John G. Gibbs, PhD.


John G. Gibbs, PhD , a retired theologian, resided in Park Rapids, MN, when he originally prepared these materials in 2012. 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 If your comments are not for publication, please so note on your correspondence.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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