Peace

Peace and reconciliation lie at the very heart of the good news proclaimed by Jesus. We work for peace and authentic human security by seeking justice and by attempting to understand and address the roots of conflict.

Worship Ideas
PDF icon One Step: Peace Worship Service
This worship service may be used for a community celebration of peace.
File Peace among the Peoples
A worship service for the International Day of Peace on the theme "Peace among the Peoples."...
File Peace in the Marketplace
A worship service for the International Day of Peace on the theme "Peace in the Marketplace."...
File Peace with the Earth
A worship service for the International Day of Peace on the theme "Peace with the Earth."...
PDF icon Seeking Peace: Everybody Is Fulfilled
With deep concern for current tensions, this service focuses on seeking peace. It recalls Asian values and celebrates cultural richness and diversity.
PDF icon We Are Peacemakers with the Spirit of Wa
A service that celebrates the wisdom of various Asian cultures. Wa, in Japanese, means “harmony,” or peaceful unity within a social group.
Prayers
File Easter Joint North-South Prayer
From the National Council of Churches in Korea and the Korean Christian Federation
File Pastoral Prayer for Peace in Palestine and Israel
A prayer for peace and the end of the occupation in Palestine.
File Prayer for Peace with Justice in Israel/Palestine
A prayer inspired by Psalm 23 and A Moment of Truth: Kairos Palestine, section 3.

Inspired by Psalm 23 and A Moment of Truth

PDF icon Prayer for the Democratic Republic of Congo
A prayer for the Democratic Republic of Congo
File Prayer for Times of Violence
Creator God, be with us in these times of trouble...

Creator God, be with us in these times of trouble:
we are surrounded by images of violence from ....

we are called to wrestle with how to respond to the devastation, death, fear, and hatred around us with compassionate and prophetic love.

we grieve for a cycle of violence...

File Prayers of the People for Lent
Prayers of the People for Lent, with an emphasis on Israel and Palestine. (Year A)
PDF icon Praying with the South Sudan Council of Churches
A prayer of solidarity with the South Sudan Council of Churches
Extras
PDF icon Bulletin Insert: 50 Years Occupation
Bulletin insert re 50 years of military occupation in the West Bank: a just peace now!
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the work of resolution in places of conflict.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the journey toward reconciliation.
PDF icon Unsettling Goods: Worship Resources
A resource for worship on the theme of just peace in Palestine and Israel.
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