Caring for creation

Caring for Creation is at the core of Oxford Presbyterian Church’s faith practice. Our congregation extends a warm welcome to all who seek a community of learning and action at this critical time for our biosphere.

Oxford Presbyterian Church (OPC) became a certified Earth Care Congregation in 2021, building on a longstanding culture of creation care practice. Ways in which you can participate include:


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  • Blessing of the Animals and Blessing of the Trees
    Join us on Saturday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. in the courtyard of the Memorial Church as we Bless the Animals. Bring your dogs…
  • Learning with Us
    We integrate Creation Care into our Christian Education programming for all ages and stages– from preschool to adult Christian Education. Early childhood: check out…
  • Joining us for Worship
    So many of us find the divine all around us, in the natural phenomena that sustain our life on planet earth. We seek to…
  • Planting Trees with Us
    Our Trees for Life Program starts and distributes free seedlings of native trees each year. In 2021, we anticipate distributing trees during Earthfest (4/24,…
  • Participate in our Community Cleanup Efforts
    OPC is strategically located in Uptown Oxford, Ohio– an area that has a significant litter problem. To address this challenge in and around our…
  • Sign up to receive our C4C Newsletter
    OPC aims to be an ally in our local, regional and national transformation toward sustainability. We publish a monthly newsletter “Oxford Sustainability Monthly” pulling…
  • Join our Caring for Creation Team
    Our action-oriented Caring for Creation team meets monthly (2nd Friday, 1pm) to advance our Earth Care Congregation goals and Earth Care Pledge. Contact Carla…
  • A Special Presentation from the Caring for Creation Team
    In observance of Earth Day and Caring for Creation Sunday, the youth and children of Oxford Presbyterian Church share some stories and images of…

We hope you will join us as we lean into this important work.

Please contact the OPC Church office for additional information at: office@oxfordpresbychurch.org or 513.523.6364.


Caring for Creation links and Resources

Links from the Presbyterian Hunger Program:


Links from Presbyterians for Earth Care

Presbyterians for Earth Care main page: https://presbyearthcare.org/


Links from Presbyterians for Climate Justice

Our Caring for Creation team would like to invite you to participate in a series of conversations hosted by Presbyterian Climate Advocates held on Sundays from April 11- May 2 from 4-5:15 on the topic of “Faith and the Climate Crisis” We are hoping to have multiple attendees from OPC. Register here. You can see an inspiring presentation from Dr. Tull about her efforts to make her home “Net Zero” at this link.