Category Archives: Violence & Natural disasters

resources in times of natural disaster/tragedy

August 2019: A wave of shootings in the United States has prompted lament, condolences and condemnations from US churches and the World Council of Churches (WCC). “We stand with our sisters and brothers in the US in these hours of grief … Continue reading

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A prayer for the Philippines

Almighty God, we come to you with our hearts full of thoughts that cannot be put into words. But you are our refuge and strength, the light in the darkness, and so with confidence we offer our prayers to you. … Continue reading

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Not another school shooting – Lord, have mercy!

Online prayer resources for shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school here Timothy Merrill is the editor of Homiletics magazine. This is his prayer for Advent in light of the tragedy in Newtown. Dear Colleagues in Ministry I am writing to … Continue reading

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