Many of the resources below grew out of CBF's response to the the Asian tsunami in December of 2004. These resources are adaptable to more recent natural disasters and serve as a starting place for new thinking and creativity.
Haiti Earthquake Response Worship Resources
9/11 Memorial Resources for Worship
Baptist Center for Ethics and Acacia Resources have published a collection of resources for use in worship on Sunday, September 11, 2005 accessible as a PDF. To access these resources click here
The musical anthem Canticle of Hope, written by J. Paul Williams and Joseph Martin, is a musical resource. Published by Harold Flammer Music, the song was written in honor of the victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
The musical anthem Inscription of Hope (99/1032)
, written by Randall Stroope is published by Heritage Music Press. The words were written by an anonymous Jewish author during the Holocaust; the words having been discovered in a cellar hiding place. Access the following PDF to view the lyrics to this beautiful anthem: http://www.holocaustremembrance.org/2005/Program2005.pdf
Orders of Service
Resources for Parents and Children
Check out www.textweek.com/response/katrina.htm for an additional listing of resources related to Katrina. If you would like to submit a resource for community use, please contact Rick Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a list of ways that you can assist Katrina victims, visit www.rccatl.org/tiki-view_articles.php.
The Center for Family and Community Ministries at Baylor University has established a resource page for those interested in helping with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The CFCM page can be accessed at http://www3.baylor.edu/CFCM/CFCM_Resources.html.