Love God, Love God's World

Creation Care Curriculum


We would like to thank everyone who advised, inspired, funded, edited, reviewed, and contributed to this curriculum.

This curriculum would not have been possible without generous funding from the United Thank Offering and the support of the Office of Reconciliation, Justice, and Creation Care.

Project Development Team: Phoebe Chatfield, Canon Ashley Hubbard, the Rev. Melanie Mullen, Sarah Nolan

Curriculum Authors: Adrienne Elliott, Payton Hoegh, Canon Ashley Hubbard, the Rev. Richard Acosta Rodriguez, the Rev. Rachel Taber-Hamilton, the Rev. Jemonde Taylor, the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers

Curriculum Editors: Adella Barrett, Andrew Thompson

We are grateful for several advisors who early on helped offer insight and inspiration: 

  • The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Episcopal Diocese of California
  • Destinee Bates, Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina
  • Katrina Browne, developer and author of Sacred Ground
  • Canon Amy Cook, Episcopal Diocese of California
  • Blanca Lucia Echeverry, The Episcopal Church in Colombia
  • Jerusalem Greer, presiding bishop’s staff officer for evangelism
  • The Rev. Bradley Hauff, Episcopal Church missioner for Indigenous Ministries
  • The Rev. Canon Melissa McCarthy, Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
  • Sean McConnell, Episcopal Relief & Development
  • The Rt. Rev. Daniel Richards, Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

We are also grateful to The Episcopal Church’s legal team, especially Romy Mancini and Kent Anker, for their support with securing copyright permissions for the materials and The Episcopal Church’s communication team for final edit and publication of this curriculum.

The views expressed in the films and the readings do not necessarily represent the views of The Episcopal Church, the Creation Care staff team, the advisors to this series, or the curriculum authors. Hopefully, they provide good food for thought. Please excuse one or two instances of the use of profanity in the materials provided.

Scripture included in each section is from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicized Edition, copyright 1989, 1995, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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The Rev. Melanie Mullen

Director, Reconciliation, Justice and Creation Care

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Phoebe Chatfield

Associate for Creation Care and Justice

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