Search ResultsMemorial Day Worship and Prayer Resources Although Memorial Day is not traditionally part of the liturgical calendar, the day gives us an opportunity to honor the sacrifices that have been made for our freedom. This resource contains planning suggestions including litanies. Memorial Day Call to Worship A call to worship written by Lisa Frenz for Memorial Day/Remembrance Day. The prayer seeks not to glorify war, but to honor and celebrate those who "walked into the chaos and evil that is war." Memorial Day Charles Kirkpatrick offers a Memorial Day message to kids about the price of freedom. He draws upon John 8:36 and 1 Corinthians 7:23 and links to a printable coloring page. A Prayer for Memorial Day A prayer for Memorial Day based on 1 Timothy 2:1-2, especially for national leaders and for those who serve(d) in the armed forces, and for peace (Isaiah 2:4). Easter Sunday — Planning Notes Planning notes for an Easter Sunday service, "The Dawning." It begins by walking with Mary Magdalene on her journey from grief and fear to boldly proclaiming the Resurrection of Christ to his other disciples. Every Day Is Memorial Day This article reflects on Memorial day and military service from the perspective of the often challenging nature of this grief and guilt, which are often prolonged and exhausting. Ascension, Aldersgate, and Memorial Day This reflection for preaching connects and compares the themes of Easter 7, Ascension, Memorial Day, Aldersgate, and John 17 as they converge on the calendar. Jesus' desire for unity among his people is an important theme. Dispelling a Memorial Day Myth Ben Meecham talks about his father's struggle with PTSD and comes to grips with the reality that the war which caused that trauma (Vietnam) had no impact on American freedom. Thus, he calls for honesty in... The Risen Christ Calls the Shots This resource contains an outline for an Easter service. If so desired the material can be adapted for use as a Mother's Day sermon/message. The preference is up to the liturgist. Memorial Day Peace A memorial day video expressing the church's desire for peace on earth and healing for those who have lost military personnel. Full Text Hymns on Memorial Day God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty HandPD
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See more hymns... Memorial Day Clouds Title A looping motion title slide for Memorial Day service featuring shillouetes of soldiers. Let us not forget their sacrifices for our freedom. The Risen Christ Calls the Shots The Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church provides resources for preaching and planning a Mother's Day service for the sixth Sunday of Easter that includes the scriptures Acts 10:44-48 and John 15:9-17. It's Independence Day. Do you know where your church's flag is? In this article, Jim Dant shows that the church often comprises smaller subcultures and communities who experience and express faith differently. He emphasizes that affirmation of community is key in times of conflict. Pray Thank Remember (Memorial Day) This video encourages us to do something: pray, thank, and remember on Memorial Day for veterans and people who are serving. A Memorial Day Prayer This short video provides a Memorial Day prayer, especially for those whose loved ones have died serving their country. You Were A Soldier: Memorial Day Based on John 15:13, this mini-movie is great for Memorial Day services and events as a way to honor those who paid the ultimate price while defending freedom. (Length: 1:20) A Memorial Day Prayer A prayer video for Memorial Day based on John 15:13 honoring both those who sacrificed their lives and their loved ones left behind.