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Displaced women carrying food sacks, South Sudan

Prayers for emergencies

Pray with us to support those whose lives have been torn apart by emergencies and disasters. We also pray for those who are working hard to save lives under unimaginable circumstances.
A prayer for all those affected by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 
A prayer for all communities affected.
O God, our refuge and strength, our help in times of trouble.
A prayer for all communities displaced by violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar.
A prayer for those affected by the mudslides in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
How long, O Lord? Can we hide our faces from the headlines of violence and tragedy?
Loving and almighty God, We pray for all who are working to combat the growing food crisis...
Compassionate God, source of all comfort, We pray for the people whose lives have devastated by rain and flood.
God of Advent, We wait for a message to the world, and a message has come. Not a message of hope but of horror.
Reflecting on Brazil's elections, our Global Theology Advisor Nancy Cardoso shared the following prayer.
Hold a church collection
You and your church can make a real difference to people affected by emergencies and disasters. Hold a church collection or download worship resources below to use in a service.
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Please call 0870 078 7788 or email by 12 noon on the Thursday of the week you will hold the collection, to ensure the envelopes arrive in time.

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Receive envelopes so your church can hold a collection the same week an emergency appeal launches.