Behold the Land
Behold the Creation!
Churches are becoming acutely aware of the environmental crisis. Our precious planet is at risk. In response, many congregations in the Western world have celebrated Earth Day, World Environment Day or St. Francis of Assisi Day with a Blessing of the Animals service.
Many of us here in the High Country feel close to creation – the soil, the streams, the mountains, the rocks, the rhododendron, our gardens, and the sounds of the birds. For all to celebrate the creation we love and cherish continues to be a dream and vision.
God is working to renew creation. Let us Behold the Creation and its many parts!
Sunday, June 21 – our meditation will focus on “Behold the Land”
Following the service, people are meeting at Elk Knob State Park to hike. Meet in the parking area at the trail head for lunch, and then we’ll head out. You will choose between a moderate to strenuous hike about 4 miles round trip where the view from the top is fantastic or a less strenuous hike guided by a park ranger offering her knowledge of the area.