In addition to the prayers and litanies from many faiths available here on Beliefnet, many congregations, denominations, and other groups provide online resources for creating September 11 anniversary services.


Planning an Anniversary & Healing Service
From the General Board of Discipleship of the United Methodist Church. This excellent guide offers planning considerations, suggested greetings, scripture readings, hymns, and other resources. The complete Remembering 9/11 area of the site includes preaching resources, original hymns and other hymn suggestions, and prayers.

The Nine Days to 9/11
Catholic program sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Bible readings for each day in September leading up to September 11, plus suggested activities, a special intention for each day, related statements and prayers, and more.

PC(USA) Service of Prayer
A complete prayer service from the Presbyterian Church (USA). Includes adaptations of prayers of remembrance and prayers of thanksgiving, and suggested hymns and scripture readings.

Remembering September 11
Resources from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Prayers, hymns, and more.

Evening Prayer Commemoration
Hymns, pslams, and prayers for an Evening Prayer service to commemorate September 11, from the Oregon Catholic Press.

Worship Resources for 9/11 Anniversary
From the United Church of Christ. A new 9/11 liturgy, a 9/11 Bible study, and music for 9/11 hymns.

9/11 Commemorations
Individuals are invited to post their suggestions for September 11 readings and poems on this Christian liturgy website, or use them for their church's memorial service.


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


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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