Having been given by God an insight into the harm done by greed and domination of people and Earth, Jeremiah [Jeremiah 4] is deeply troubled, as Roberta Ritson, in training for ministry in the Scottish Episcopal Church, investigates.
In Exodus 32, Moses stands up to God – and total disaster is averted, though damage is done: crises leave scars!
The Psalms, where they’re not simply read devotionally, flowing over us in worship rather than becoming pause for thought, need some very careful and pastorally sensitive handling – not least Psalm 51, with the idea that the writer has been astray since the womb! EcoCongregation Scotland Chair Richard Murray considers.
Our prayers come from a wider selection of contributors: Gillean Richmond, of the Presbytery of the South West of Scotland, who undertook a placement with the EcoChaplaincy as part of her training for Church of Scotland ministry; Rev Dr Nicola Robinson, minister in the Leeds URC partnership, (ordained this summer), who candidated from Silver Award-winning EcoCongregation Augustine United in Edinburgh, alongside Richard Murray and EcoCongregation Scotland Staff
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