Category Archives: Violence & Natural disasters

resources in times of natural disaster/tragedy

Remembering the catastrophic bushfires in Australia (& other places) We remember…Cinders and sadness abounded last year.In agony, creation fought to survive, and communities were decimated.We remember the loss of fauna, flora, farms and families.O God, we heard the cries. We … 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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