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Prayers, meditations and liturgies

  • Prayers for Hope - Prayers for use in faith gatherings focusing on hope and resilience.
  • Prayers on Mental Health - Prayers for use in faith gatherings with an emphasis on mental health and substance use challenges.
  • Litanies - Litanies directly addressing the issue of suicide and the desire to end or take one's life. 

Sermons and homilies

  • Sermon Starters - Scripture ideas with short commentaries about Biblical characters in their most discouraging times and how they eventually found a path toward a fruitful and productive life with God.
  • Story of Hope and Healing - An inspiring story suitable for a sermon illustration, highlighting how a member of a faith community facing severe depression and thoughts of suicide received support and encouragement from her pastor to seek hospitalization, and how the faith community rallied to embrace her during her recovery. 
  • Children’s Sermon - A children’s message for mental health Sunday.

Hymns and songs - Coming soon

Scriptural resources

  • Christian Scriptures - A listing of Christian scriptures focusing on hope, faith, resilience, and life, even in the face of discouragement and feelings of despair.