Liturgical Resources

A Vigil in Response to an Act of Mass Violence (October, 2017 — Anna Howell, Diocese of Nevada).

A Liturgical Appeal from Bishop Hirschfeld, Bishop of New Hampshire, in the Wake of the Orlando Massacre (June 16, 2016). Includes a Supplication that may replace the opening acclamation of Sunday worship, taking the place
of all that precedes the Collect of the Day. Alternatively, it can conclude the Prayers of the
People, as the Celebrant deems appropriate.

Liturgy for the Tragedy in Orlando (June 14, 2016 — St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, St. Paul, Minnesota).

A Moral Call: People of Faith Confronting the Tragedy of Gun Violence (December 13, 2015 — Burlington, Vermont). This interfaith prayer vigil was part of the National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend. The opening remarks were given by the Rt. Rev. Thomas C. Ely, Episcopal Bishop of Vermont

A Litany for the Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath by the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane, Episcopal Bishop of Maine. Feel free to edit to add the governor of any state where it will be used. (December 13, 2015)

Claiming Common Ground Against Gun Violence (June 28, 2015 — Salt Lake City, Utah). Read more about this event.

Good Friday Stations of the Cross by the Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith, Episcopal Bishop of Newark (April 3, 2015 — Jersey City, New Jersey).

The Way of the Cross: Challenging a Culture of Violence (March 25, 2013 — Washington, D.C.)

The following anti-gun violence liturgy materials have been provided courtesy of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark: