Global Peace & Justice

Global Mission endorsed resources and ideas that you and your parish can use to engage with global peace and justice issues within your context. 

Peace Sunday 2020

In the Methodist/Presbyterian calendar, Peace Sunday is the closest Sunday to 6 August, Hiroshima Day — this year 9 August. Download Christian World Service worship resources, created with the help of Rev Dr Peter Matheson, to support prayers and action for peace. When so much is uncertain, praying together for peace can bring us together as a strong community prepared to do all we can to confront injustice and violence. This year's theme is, “And no one shall make them afraid” Micah 4: 4b

75th Anniversary of Hiroshima Day 6 August 2020

Download Hiroshima Day worship resources.

Hiroshima For Peace website -  has useful resources.

World Council of Churches recognises 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki - statement and blog.

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) video tribute below, to the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (3 mins):

70th anniversay of the start of the Korean war

Here is a link to a message issued by the World Council of Churches on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Read the message

This link offers suggestions for prayers that could be used during worship. View worship resources

Season of Creation

The Season of Creation is a time of year when Christians are invited to pray and care for creation. It runs from 1 September, the Day of Prayer for Creation, through to 4 October 4, the Feast of St Francis, patron saint of ecology in many traditions. 

Download this year’s SeasonofCreation.org guide, “Jubilee for the Earth”. It is a resource for congregations to plan worship and events celebrating our environment. It has a wealth of information and ideas for participation.

Download Season of Creation resource information including worship resources, event ideas and sermon suggestions.