Protestant Denominations

United Methodist Church
Complete resources for worship during wartime, including prayers for peace, prayers for protection of the military, military hymns, background information, and more.

Presbyterian Church (USA)
Prayers and affirmations to use during war, from the Book of Common Worship and from resources developed during the Gulf War, along with new prayers.

United Church of Christ
A Service for Peace in a Time of War. Includes hymns, prayers, and other reflections. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Mennonite Church USA
A Service of Lament. Suggested psalms, order of service, and ashes ritual.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The ELCA Conference of Bishops offers a few suggested prayers. The ELCA resources also include a service of Holy Communion for peace, and blessings for military personnel.

Episcopal Church USA
Worship resources from the Book of Common Prayer.

National Council of Churches
A Litany of Light in a Time of War, prepared for the third week of Lent.


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
The Way to Peace--complete prayer, worship, and homily resources. Includes prayers for peace, prayers in a time of war, and liturgy and homily suggestions for Lent.

Pax Christi USA
Offers "Lent 2003 - Repentance and Resistance," a set of Lenten prayers and reflections from the Catholic peace movement.

Jewish Groups

Orthodox Union
A special prayer by the Orhtodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America, plus prayers for the armed forces, prayers for the welfare of the government, and prayers for the State of Israel.

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
A prayer for our soldiers by Rabbi Jerome Epstein.

Union of American Hebrew Congregations
Congregational resources for preparing for conflict, including prayers for soldiers, prayers for peace, and prayers for healing from communal tragedy.

Sound Vision
Sound Vision's "Peace, Justice, & Forgiveness" page offers Qur'anic readings on war and peace, as well as suggestions and prayers for dealing with stress and anger. Includes "25 Ways to Deal with Stress and Anxiety During these Times."

Unitarian Universalist Association
Liturgical Elements for the War Against Iraq. Includes hymns and readings about peace, prayers, musical resources, and a collection of related sermons.
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