Emergencies

The United Church has a long history of assisting a time of emegency, both globally and close to home. 

Worship Ideas
PDF icon Service of Prayer Following a Natural Disaster
Prayers and worship ideas in response to a natural disaster
PDF icon Where is Love? (lyrics)
A song by Joe Ramsay and Peter Woods written for GC41 2012.
Prayers

A prayer offered in response to unfolding events in Somalia. 

PDF icon A Prayer of Gratitude in Times Like These
A prayer from United Church of Canada partner the United Church of Christ in the Philippines

A prayer for all those who are being affected by extreme weather events.

Please join the Aboriginal Ministries Circle of the United Church in prayer for First Nations communities in northern Manitoba and elsewhere being evacuated due to forest fires.

File Pray for Brussels
We encourage people to pray with all those affected by acts of terrorism.
File Prayer for African Drought Relief
A prayer for those affected by the drought in Africa.

A prayer for those affected by the drought in Africa.

PDF icon Prayer for all impacted by wildfires in BC
A prayer for all affected by the British Columbia wildfires of July 2017.

A prayer for those affected by the British Columbia wildfires.

You were a refugee, seeking safety and freedom, and we did not welcome you...

A prayer for the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

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...

PDF icon Praying with the South Sudan Council of Churches
A prayer of solidarity with the South Sudan Council of Churches
Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support refugees and those displaced in their own country.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support Haitians devastated by Hurricane Matthew.
Extras
PDF icon Bulletin Insert: Caribbean Hurricanes
A bulletin insert detailing United Church and partner efforts in areas affected by the Caribbean hurricanes.
PDF icon Bulletin insert: Extreme Hunger Appeal
A bulletin insert on the United Church's appeal for hunger in Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. ...
File Day of Prayer to End Famine | Canadian Foodgrains Bank
On June 10, 2018, join Christians around the world and pray for people suffering from severe hunger with these prayers and words for worship.
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