Meditation Sampler-God’s Renewed Creation

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Here are  links to recent meditations and sermons offered by United Methodist pastors (including a bishop) focusing on themes within the Bishops’ Pastoral Letter and Foundation Document: God’s Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action

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“The Dream–Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” by Bishop Forrest C. Stith* in celebration of Human Rights Day and Rev Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., January 19, 2011.

*Retired Bishop-in-Residence and Director of World Missions at Asbury United Methodist Church in Washington DC; Adjunct Professor, Wesley Theological Seminary, and Chairperson of the proposed Afican American Methodist Heritage Center, Inc.

“Naked Vegetarianism” by Rev Pat Wakins* of Caretakers of God’s Creation, January 26, 2011.

*Rev Watkins is a United Methodist clergy appointed as a Church and Community Worker in the Virginia Conference, serving as the Exec. Dir. of Caretakers of God’s Creation,

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“With Liberty and Justice for All” by Rev Tom Parkinson, Pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Fox Chapel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA on  February 2, 2011.

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  • God’s Renewed Creation – ASL

    God’s Renewed Creation – ASL

    The Pastoral Letter “God’s Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action” is available in American Sign Language, thanks to Bishop Peggy Johnson, Philadelphia Area.


  • God’s Renewed Creation: News release

    God’s Renewed Creation: News release

    In a statement that says, “We cannot help the world until we change our way of being in it,” the bishops of The United Methodist Church announced today a significant call to all United Methodists, ecumenical and inter-religious partners and people of goodwill around the world.