An Akathist in Praise of God's Creation

by Metropolitan Tryphon. (Alexander Belopopsky). Orthdruk Orthodox Printing House, 1996.


The text of this akathist, or hymn, evokes tender and joyful images of humankind's kinship with creation and its Creator, using creation as a framework for praise.


worship text to honor the Earth

Recommended Audience

Orthodox clergy, worship leaders, and congregant



Practical Applications

  • Develop a service revolving around creation by adapting this resource for worship and devotional uses.
  • Utilize this text to celebrate Earth Day, harvest or creation care.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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