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2022 Season of Creation
September 14 - October 4

It is our hope to learn to see the ground under our feet as God’s gift, our responsibility, and a place to begin to heal the rifts between humans and the rest of creation.

Just as renewal begins where you already are, care for creation begins in the place we already love.

God's Grandeur 


The world is charged with the grandeur of God.

    It will flame out, like shining from shook foil;

    It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil

Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod?

Generations have trod, have trod, have trod;

    And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;

    And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil

Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod.


And for all this, nature is never spent;

    There lives the dearest freshness deep down things;

And though the last lights off the black West went

    Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs —

Because the Holy Ghost over the bent

    World broods with warm breast and with ah! bright wings.


                                    ~ Gerard Manley Hopkins

Wednesday, September 14

All Day - Green Communities Conference                   

Baylor Research Innovation & Collaborative Building

Register and more information here: Keep Waco Beautiful


Thursday, September 15              

6:00 pm  - From Soil to Sanctuary: How Black Churches are Advancing Food Security

                          Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III, Black Food Security Network

Armstrong-Browning Library

Register and more information here: Baylor University

Sunday, September 18

9:45 am  - Adult Formation: Belonging to this Place-- Church Grounds as Holy Ground (Exodus 3:1-6)

11:00 am  -  Worship in the Season of Creation


Wednesday, September 21                                  

6:00 pm  -  What’s Really Happening in the Climate?

Dr. Sascha Usenko, Climate Scientist, Baylor Department of Environmental Science

DaySpring Sanctuary


Saturday, September 24        

        8:30-10:30 am  - DaySpring Take 2 Workday


Sunday, September 25         

9:45 am  - Adult Formation: Belonging to this Moment-- A Spirituality of Paying Attention (Psalm 19)

11:00 am  -  Worship in the Season of Creation

Wednesday, September 28

6:00 pm - Dinner on the Grounds                      

Lessons on Composting at Church or Home


Sunday, October 2, St. Francis Feast Day

9:45 am  - Adult Formation: Everything Belongs--Praying with St. Francis (Psalm 37:1-9)

11:00 am  -  Worship in the Season of Creation

Wednesday, October 5

6:00 pm  - Cultivating A Regenerative Food Culture in Waco

Team: Dr. Stephanie Boddie (Baylor), Kay Bell (Urban Revive), Eric Coffman (City of Waco),

Emily Hills (Urban REAP), Dr. Joshua King (Baylor), Sky Toney (World Hunger Relief Farm)

DaySpring Sanctuary


Sunday, October 9, Covenant Day and All-Church Retreat

9:45 am  -  Adult Formation: Creation Care and the Church’s Mission

11:00 am  -  Worship on Covenant Day

4:00 pm  -  All-Church Retreat at Western Belle Farm


            Ongoing events:

Community Composting Project

Fall Veggie Gardens

Trails open for walk

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