Prayer

  • Climate + Faith Prayer Walk – 6

    Stop 5 – the R’s of Waste Management Being conscious of our daily choices is one way we can better care for God’s creation. We’ve all heard the phrase, “reduce, reuse, recycle.” What if we also “rethink” our consumption and “refuse” single use products? Could we “repair” what is broken? “Regift” what we don’t need?…

  • Climate + Faith Prayer Walk – 5

    Stop 4 – Trees Why are we talking about trees? Trees are a proven, affordable, natural climate benefit. Planting a tree is something that can be done today to help pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. How do you feel when you are among the trees? Listen to this poem from Mary Oliver. READ…

  • Climate + Faith Prayer Walk – 4

    Stop 4: Worship On the Lawn Many people say that they feel closest to God when they are in nature. More than 15 years ago, Brecksville United Methodist Church began hosting a worship service in God’s cathedral, outdoors on the front lawn of the church, on Sunday mornings from spring through fall. The experience is…

  • Climate + Faith Prayer Walk – 3

    Stop 3: Native Plants Native plants, like the black eyed susan and purple coneflower in this flower bed, are great additions to your landscape. They help manage storm water run off, improve air quality and provide food and shelter for birds, native bees and butterflies! The roots of native plants run deep. Over the ages,…

  • Climate + Faith Prayer Walk – 2

    In The Church Yard Stop 2 – The Bike Patio Installed in 2018, our Bike Patio, located on the east side of the church, facing Brecksville Road, provides a safe space to park your bike when you travel to town. The tools in the Dero Fix It Stand make common repairs easy! Tools in the…

  • Climate + Faith Prayer Walk

    In the Church Yard Stop 1 – Chippewa Creek Behold Chippewa Creek a tributary watershed to the Cuyahoga River. Its steep slopes and rapid urbanization sends volumes of floodwater into Cuyahoga Valley National Park where it joins the river, which flows into Lake Erie. Its drainage area includes the communities of Brecksville, Broadview Heights, North…