Create Your Own September 11 Anniversary Service

More resources for September 11 memorials, commemorations, healing, and other services, from many faiths.

 

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Jewish

Project Zachor

Commemoration ideas from the Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts. Features suggested readings and prayers for a Jewish memorial service, including traditional Yizkor and Moley Rachamim prayers, as well as new poems and responsive readings.

Audio Suggestions from CLAL

An audio CD, which users can download onto their computers, of words and music to commemorate September 11, produced by the faculty of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership.

Prayers for Jewish & Interfaith Services

The Union of American Hebrew Congregations provides suggested prayers, psalms, and songs for the anniversary of September 11.

Observing the One-Year Anniversary

Resources from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism to help Jewish families "respond in a Jewish way" to the events of September 11.



Buddhist

Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Suggested sangha and public activities for September 11, 2002, including sitting and walking meditation, prayer, and rituals for peace.



Interfaith

Eleven Days in September

A project of the Shalom Center in Philadelphia, this site includes readings in commemoration of September 11, as well as listings of many interfaith memorial services and other activities.



Resources for Children & Educators

A Day in the Valley of the Shadow of Death

A Jewish education curriculum for remembering September 11, from the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.



For Elementary and Middle Schools

Suggestions for prayer, fasting, teaching, service, and more for Catholic students, from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Christian Kids' Coloring Book

For children ages 3-5, a coloring book from Dallas Kids GriefWorks. Allows children to appropriately commemorate September 11.

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