Season of Creation supported across Christian traditions

June 14, 2018

This week, high-level faith leaders signed a letter of support for the Season of Creation.

The Season of Creation is an annual celebration of prayer and action to protect our common home. It is celebrated each year from September 1 to October 4 by Christians around the world.

The letter, available here, encourages the faithful to participate in the season. It is a beautiful statement of unity for the care of creation.

The following leaders signed the letter:

Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson

Prefect, Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Archbishop Job of Telmessos

Permanent Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to the WCC, on behalf of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Most Rev. & Rt. Hon Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury

Dr. Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit

General Secretary, World Council of Churches

Rev. Dr. Chris Ferguson

General Secretary, World Communion of Reformed Churches

Bishop Efraim Tendero

Secretary-General, World Evangelical Alliance

Rev. Dr. Martin Junge

General Secretary, Lutheran World Federation

Rudelmar Bueno de Faria

General Secretary, Act Alliance

You are invited to respond to faith leaders’ call by hosting an event to celebrate the season. Learn more at the Season of Creation website.