Category Archives: Presentations

Hope for Planet Earth: A Rocha 2009 Environment Resource Pack

A Rocha’s 2009 Environment Resource Pack, examining the question ‘Whose world is it anyway?’

  • Other resources; Presentations; Resource packs; Sermons; Video
  • creation care; hope
  • Genesis 6; Genesis 8; Genesis 9; Job 38; Psalm 115; Psalm 24; Psalm 50; Romans 8
  • Bookless, Dave; Frost, Andy; Greenhouse, Jenny; Hodson, Martin; Houghton, Sir John; Nicholas, Jonathan; Sanvicens, Alisha
  • A Rocha UK; John Ray Initiative; Share Jesus International; Tearfund
  • 2009
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

What a Wildly Wonderful World – Psalm 104 presentation

This PowerPoint illustrates Psalm 104, according to The Message, and can be displayed during a Bible reading.

  • Presentations
  • biodiversity; nature
  • Psalm 104
  • Bookless, Dave
  • A Rocha UK
  • 2010
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

Just Food – 2. The price we pay for food: Sermon

This sermon is based on Leviticus 25:1–12, 18–24 (The Sabbath of the Land) & Luke 12:16–21 (The Parable of the Rich Landowner). It includes an optional PowerPoint presentation to illustrate the sermon.

  • Presentations; Sermons
  • farming; food; relationships
  • Leviticus 25; Luke 12
  • Campbell-Clause, Pip; Bookless, Dave
  • A Rocha UK
  • 2011
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

Just Food – 1. All good gifts around us: Sermon

This sermon is based on Genesis 1:26–31 and John 2:1–11, which focus on food as God’s gift in creation and the central role it plays in our relationship with God and each other. It explores four values to cultivate when we look about food biblically – celebration, abundance, dependence and community/relationship.

  • Presentations; Sermons
  • abundance; celebration; community; dependence; food; relationships
  • Acts 14; Genesis 1; John 2
  • Bookless, Dave; Campbell-Clause, Pip
  • A Rocha UK
  • 2011
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

In the beginning

A set of PowerPoint slides that follow the creation story in Genesis 1 and draw connections between the Bible verses and our call to environmental stewardship

  • Presentations
  • creation; trees
  • 1 Chronicles 28; Deuteronomy 30; Genesis 1; Hosea 4; Jeremiah 12; Jeremiah 29; Psalm 96; Psalm 98
  • Decker, Margaret
  • A Rocha UK
  • 2012
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

The life of trees: Sermon

The following sermon, mainly based on Genesis 2:8–17, explores the topic of trees and how they are vital for the diversity of life that God calls us to serve and preserve. It reminds us of the tree of life and its focus on a God-centred wisdom, which is rooted in a healthy relationship with God and a healthy relationship with God’s creation – including trees.

  • Presentations; Sermons
  • trees
  • 1 Peter 2; Genesis 2; Isaiah 55; Luke 13; Proverbs 3; Revelation 22
  • Bookless, Dave
  • A Rocha UK
  • 2012
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

The life of trees: Service order

This service order provides a menu of ideas, either to slot into an existing service pattern, or
to create a specially-themed service. It is designed to be used with the accompanying list of
songs and hymns, and with the sermon on ‘The life of trees’.

  • Presentations
  • repentance; trees
  • 1 Peter 2; Genesis 2; Isaiah 55; Luke 13; Proverbs 3; Revelation 22
  • Bookless, Dave
  • A Rocha UK
  • 2012
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

Home: Sermon

The following sermon is based on Jeremiah 29:4–11 and addresses our culture’s rootlessness, linked to the desire to continually look over the horizon for ‘the next move’, for ‘a better place’. It emphasizes the biblical call that most of us need to hear: to stay put and deepen our roots in the places God has put us.

  • Presentations; Sermons
  • home; roots
  • Jeremiah 29; Luke 2; Revelation 21; Romans 12
  • Bookless, Dave
  • A Rocha International
  • 2013
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

Home: A view from the reef

A set of PowerPoint slides and notes which explores the topic of ‘home’ from a coral reef’s perspective, presenting the intricate web of life of the tropical oceans.

  • Presentations
  • coral; fish; home; oceans; reefs
  • Sluka, Bob
  • A Rocha International
  • 2013
  • en
  • CC BY-SA 4.0

Stad in bloei: A Rocha Nederlands themapakket 2014

A Rocha Netherlands’ churches resource pack for 2014. The theme is “Stad in bloei” (‘City in bloom’), based on Jeremiah 29:4–7.

  • Children’s activities; Eco-tips; Prayers; Presentations; Reflections; Resource packs; Sermons
  • cities; place
  • Jeremiah 29
  • A Rocha Nederland
  • Boer, Theanne; Krabbendam, Martine; Messelink, Embert; Spanjersberg, Joanna; Sytsma, Alex; Sytsma, Jeroen
  • A Rocha Nederland
  • 2014
  • nl
  • CC BY-SA 4.0