Disaster Response

Prayers and Readings for a Healing Service or for Individual Use

Introductory Prayers

Facing Pain and Despair with Hope and Faith

Seeking to Pray

Fires

Floods

Earthquakes

War, Violence, Terror

Prayers for Strength and Healing

Embracing Life

Closing Songs

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Resources for Spiritual Caregivers

  • American Red Cross – Spiritual Response Team
  • Stephen Roberts’ book
  • Talking with Children
  • Links to SF Bay Area community response hubs
  • Materials for Memorials and Disaster Anniversaries

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