Minnesota Episcopal
Commission (MEESC)

Episcopal Church in Minnesota
Shield of Episcopal Church

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We meet quarterly close to the solstice and equinox.

Special Projects:

Creation Season Materials


Resolution on the Spirituality of Food Production

Resolution on Church Buildings and Grounds

Resolution on Creation Season

Resolution on Green Congregations



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

Proper 25, Year B
(October 28, 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. 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 concerning humans interacting/reconciling with "this fragile Earth, our island home".

Hymns for for Proper 25, Year B:


The Harp at Nature's Advent Strung

Joy to the World

All Nature's Works His Praise Declare

Hark my Soul how Everything

Great God the Heavens' well ordered Frame

When the Great Sun Sinks to his Rest

Let the Whole Creation Cry, Alleluia

The Spacious Firmament on High

Gather (Comprehensive):

Your Love, O God, Has all the World Created

Hymnal 1982:

Lord of All Hopefulness

Wonder, Love and Praise

These three are the treasuresGod, Creator, Source of Healing

Voices Found

Healing river of the Spirit
Creator of all Time and Space
O Praise be to You, Holy Trinity
Let All Things Now Living,
We Sing a New Song
Blessed Assurance (also available in various hymnals)


See also:

To other Hymn selections in this series
Proper 25
October 14
October 21
October 28
This Page

Note: The Hymns for this Sunday were selected by the Rev Tom Harries, the Rev Buff Grace, and the Rev Wanda Copeland.


  • The Rev Tom Harries was Co-Chair of MEESC, Priest-in-Charge, Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, St. Peter, MN, and Total Ministry Mentor in Central Minnesota,
  • The Rev Buff Grace was Rector of Ascension Episcopal Church, Stillwater, MN, and
  • The Rev Wanda Copeland (formerly Co-Chair of MEESC; Chair of the Episcopal Ecological Network; Rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Elk River, MN; and Associate Rector of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Roseville, MN) was Rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Horseheads, NY,

when they originally prepared these materials in 2012. Tom, Buff, Wanda, and we welcome your comments. Please address your comments or additional reflections to Tom Harries, Buff Grace, Wanda Copeland, 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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