Explore God’s Call

Here you will find resources that explore our role as Christians in caring for God’s most precious gift.  Explore why we are called to not only care for our physical planet, but also all the living creatures on it.

Why should people of faith engage the moral challenge of climate change?


Climate change is one of the greatest moral challenges of our time.  And greatly amplifies all forms of social injustice — hunger, refugees, poverty, inequality, deadly viruses, war.  In his book, Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change, Jim Atal argues that as Christians we are therefore called to stand up for those that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.  We recommend using this book for group discussion, along with St. Benedict’s study guide

Why do we feel called to take action?

Below are videos from three St. Tim’s members who share why they are committed to meeting regularly to discuss our place in creation and how we can be positive environmental change agents in the world.

Bill Shreve

Annett Trail

Vance Wagner

What is Our Call as Episcopalians to Protect the Earth

How is climate change impacting people and places around the world, especially the most vulnerable? What is our call as Episcopalians to protect the earth, our fragile island home? This four-minute film features voices from the Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop’s Delegation to the United Nations Climate Conference COP26 in November 2021.

To learn more about Episcopal climate change advocacy at the United Nations, or to get involved, visit https://www.episcopalchurch.org/ministries/creation-care/cop26/.