Pray without ceasing.

1st Thessalonians 5:17 encourages us to pray continually. Following a disaster, our best response is first to seek God's presence on behalf of those in need. 

Worship resources offer you and your congregation ways to pray, sing, and together invite the love of God to lead our response as we seek to reflect the hope that is found in Christ. 


Prayers and Litanies

man looks at Bible; photo by Roberta Updegraff

Prayers in Time of Disaster and Trouble 

Prayers following violence

Prayers for rebuilding

Prayers for refugees


woman sings from hymnbook; photo by Barry Carlin



Other Worship Resources

resource image cover faith amidst disasterFaith in the Midst of Community Disaster: a Bible study on Disaster Preparedness, by Rev. Joan LeRoy Abell.  Our faith informs how we deal with disaster—not only strengthening and giving hope; but also shaping how we help others rebuild and experience that hope. Download and print. (24 pages)


God With Us curriculum imageGod With Us:  Worship and Christian Education Resources for Congregational Use After a Local Disaster – curriculum with emphasis on the needs of children, youth, and families immediately after a disaster.  Download and print.




  World Refugee Day worship resources 


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