March 18, 2021

Is Hope Worthwhile, When Damage To The Planet Is Real And Urgent?

David Coleman

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Online Video ( As Part Of Worship)2021

Taking your criteria cheekily at face value: creative work in “any” discipline. This piece, which is a distinctive example of online homiletics, encourages communities of faith in their realistic engagement with justice and climate issues. It reinforces the value of what they can bring to society’s response, without the delusion of being in charge or determinative. It shows that faith, humour and storytelling are close relatives, linked by urgency. Note : Lockdown limits travel: the setting is the wonderful storytelling tree in the walled garden of Cammo Nature Reserve, Edinburgh. The complete service in which this is included, which also contains the Bible reading from Mark,read by congregation members, is at https://youtu.be/CAFXVWc1s3U