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Response to the Boston Bombings

Boston bombingsAs you deal with your own emotions and questions, young people will be coming to you with their own. Here are some resources to help you and them respond as people of faith to the tragedy in Boston:


Running with God, Praying with Boston — posted by Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner, Northeastern Jurisdiction Regional Staff for Young People’s Ministries

Where is God? — posted by Charles Harrison, YouthWorker Movement

Finding Healing after Trauma — by Dr. Nancy Reeves, clinical psychologist specializing in trauma, grief and loss

Living in Fear — devozine‘s “In the Habit” session to accompany next week’s meditations and stories from young people who have survived school shootings and have learned how to handle living in a culture of fear.

Responding to World Events — a variety of prayers, songs, litanies, articles, and spiritual practices created to help you respond in healthy ways to the tragedy in Boston.

You are invited to post on our Prayer Wall your prayers for all those affected by the violence that occurred in Boston.


Please share below any additional resources that you are finding helpful so that we can share those with others. Thank you!


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