Resources on natural disaster

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Natural Disasters Article by Mark Charles http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/natural-disasters Article by Mark Charles Topics: Suffering , Creation , Nature Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This article explores how natural disasters are an intersection of "the average," and "the extraordinary," reflecting how our world is partially sinful and destroyed but partially extraordinary and redeemed. Natural Disasters, Sins, and Community Commentary/Exegesis by Corrine Carvalho https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/%lectionary%/ordinary-30-3/commentary-on-jeremiah-147-10-19-22-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Corrine Carvalho Topics: Community , Commentary , Nature , Temple Source: Working Preacher It is hard to read Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22 today. We no longer wish to blame a community's sins for natural disasters. So how can we apply this text? Providing Aid During Natural and Human-made Disasters Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas Grinter http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=273 Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas Grinter Topics: Disaster relief , Service , Worship Planning , Special Days Source: The African American Lectionary Sermon outline on Nehemiah 2, video, songs, books, and other resources for a service of lament, prayer, and providing aid during natural and human-made disasters. Preaching after Natural Disaster Practical How-To by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/preaching-after-natural-disaster Practical How-To by David J Lose Topics: Lament , Sin, evil , Disaster relief , Preaching Source: Working Preacher Responding to the earthquake in Haiti, David Lose shares few suggestions on how to preach after a natural disaster: be honest about questions, emotional reactions, and our limitations, see God at work, and remember God's promises. Prayer response to natural disasters Element of Worship by Meighan Pritchard https://worshipwords.co.uk/prayer-response-to-natural-disasters-meighan-pritchard-usa/ Element of Worship by Meighan Pritchard Topics: God's Love , Disaster relief , Suffering , Body of Christ Source: Worship Words This worship resource features a prayer responding to natural disasters by Meighan Pritchard. It asks God to be our hands, feet, and heart of love when disasters happen and to teach us to do the same.... Omniscient God, why the natural disasters? Sermon Starter/Outline by Angie Mabry-Nauta https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/05/24/omniscient-god-why-the-natural-disasters/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Angie Mabry-Nauta Topics: Suffering , Providence , Disaster relief , Compassion Source: The Twelve In Angie Mabry-Nauta's reflection on natural disaster, faithful responses would include admitting that we don't know why; lamenting; trusting God; and "offering the ministry of presence." Worship Resources in Times of Natural Disasters Element of Worship https://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-resources-in-times-of-natural-disasters/ Element of Worship Topics: Disaster relief , Worship Planning , Worship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Many of these resources, initially created for an immediate response to specific events, may be adapted or may help provide ideas for similar resources for other natural disasters or pandemics such as COVID-19. Bible, God and Natural Disasters Audio/Video by Terence E Fretheim http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=2720 Audio/Video by Terence E Fretheim Topics: God , Eschatology , Theodicy , Disaster relief Source: Enter the Bible This podcast and article discusses natural disasters and God's involvement in them, suggesting a distinction between moral-order events and cosmic events. It also notes God's plan for the redemption of the world. A Hymn on Natural Disasters as God's "Punishment" Song/Hymn by Andrew Pratt https://hymnsandbooks.blog/2019/11/16/in-the-bible-sinful-action-sees-gods-punishment-unfurled-https-bramhallmethodists-org-uk-scienceandprayer/ Song/Hymn by Andrew Pratt Topics: Sin , Greed , God's Will , Nature Source: Hymnsandbooks.blog Andrew Pratt's hymn challenges a simplistic retribution theology–that natural disasters are God's punishment against sin–and encourages us to reflect on whether human acts (greed) are actually to blame. Comfort in the Wake of National or International Disasters Commentary/Exegesis by Ruth Boven https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/comfort-in-the-wake-of-national-or-international-disasters Commentary/Exegesis by Ruth Boven Topics: Psalms , Comfort , Disaster relief , Suffering Source: Groundwork Scott Hoezee, Dave Bast, and Ruth Boven discuss Psalm 46 and how the psalm brings comfort to those in difficult circumstances in human-made and natural disasters. In Time of Natural Disaster Element of Worship by Andy Langford https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/in-time-of-natural-disaster/ Element of Worship by Andy Langford Topics: Power , Nature Source: Gathered Prayers This prayer asks that God keep us safe from chaos and disaster. Is God in Control of Natural Disasters? Sermon Illustration by Nicole Neroulias http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2011/april/2041111.html Sermon Illustration by Nicole Neroulias Topics: Suffering , Providence , Study Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration shares the results of a poll asking about God's involvement in natural disasters, suggesting that many see natural disasters both as a form of judgement and as an opportunity to help the suffering. Full Text Hymns on natural disaster Whatever disasters of naturePD
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When There is a Natural Disaster: Nepal Element of Worship by Kenneth Randolph Taylor https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/when-there-is-a-natural-disaster-nepal/ Element of Worship adapted by Kenneth Randolph Taylor Topics: Disaster relief , Trust , Mercy , Attributes of God Source: Gathered Prayers Kenneth Randolph Taylor presents a slightly modified prayer from "Book of Common Worship" following the earthquake that devastated Nepal in 2015. A line from the prayer goes, "Keep us from calling disaster your justice." A Prayer for Times of Natural Disaster Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-prayer-for-philippines_21.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Intercession , Disaster relief , Trinity Source: Re-Worship A Trinitarian prayer adaptable to many situations of natural disaster, recognizing our lack of full understanding and petitioning God that we pray, hear, and help appropriately, not only in this particular time, but at all times. A hymn for times of natural disaster Song/Hymn by Andrew Pratt https://hymnsandbooks.blog/2018/12/23/krakatoa-tsunami-23-december-2018-a-hymn-for-times-of-natural-disaster/ Song/Hymn by Andrew Pratt Topics: Hope , Hymn , Disaster relief Source: Hymnsandbooks.blog Andrew Pratt offers this hymn text set to the tunes: INTERCESSOR or LORD OF THE YEARS. The hymn was written for times of natural disaster. Providing Aid During Natural and Manmade Disasters Sermon Starter/Outline by Michelle Riley Jones http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=273 Sermon Starter/Outline by Michelle Riley Jones Topics: Disaster relief , Worship Planning , Nehemiah Source: The African American Lectionary This sermon starter and commentary on Nehemiah 2 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for a service around the theme of natural disaster and responding with aid. St. Patrick, Natural Icons and the Sacramental Creation Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2017/03/16/st-patrick-natural-icons-sacramental-creation/ Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey Topics: Creation , St. Patrick Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary on Genesis 8:4-21, Proverbs 10:31-11:12, and Isaiah 13:2-13 from the Orthodox tradition, Edith Humphrey reflects on St. Patrick, natural icons, and the sacramental creation. Pray for Haiti Element of Worship by Jeannette Salley https://www.globalministries.org/resource/pray_for_haiti_on_sunday_september_23_2012/ Element of Worship by Jeannette Salley Topics: How To Pray , Justice , Disaster relief Source: GlobalMinistries This prayer for Haiti presents the plight of those who suffer from natural disasters and from unjust systems that promote unjust daily living environments. After a Disaster Element of Worship https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2010/07/18/after-a-disaster/ Element of Worship Topics: Disaster relief , Comfort , Suffering , Death Source: Gathered Prayers A short prayer from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for the survivors of natural disasters and other catastrophes. Will I Be Prepared If Disaster Strikes Devotional by Douglas Sousa http://4lpi.com/blog/prepare-for-disaster/ Devotional by Douglas Sousa Topics: Preparation , Disaster relief , Redeemer’s Return , Matthew Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection We might not be prepared for disasters but this devotional on Wisdom 6:12-16, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, and Matthew 25:1-13 reminds us of our need to remain vigilant and to be prepared for the Second Coming of...