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Creationtide 2017

On 15 October Helene Milena preached the following sermon in the Anglican Cathedral on Epiphany Island in Second Life. The readings were  Psalm 104: 1, 11-23Job 39: 1-8, 26-30, Luke 12:22-31.

Today we are celebrating creation. Although there is no official Creationtide in the church year, many Anglican churches around the world choose to celebrate creation in this part of the year. For those in the northern hemisphere it is the time of harvest, gathering the bounty of the fields and orchards to keep us fed during the cold months. For those in the southern hemisphere it is a time for the plants to awake as the days lengthen and the soil warms. It’s time for planting and weeding in the hope of a good harvest later in the year. For an international church such as ours, it is an appropriate time to turn our thoughts to creation. Continue reading