Religious resources for the Centennial Commemoration

 

The organizations linked below provide resources to people and houses of faith for the solemn commemoration of the tragedy and suffering that marked World War One. Click on the organization's link for more information. To add your organization's web site to this page, send an email to the webmaster with the relevant information. (See disclaimer.)

       
 

 

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Washington
National
Cathedral

 

 

The Cathedral is a spiritual resource for our nation: a great and beautiful edifice in the city of Washington, an indispensable ministry for people of all faiths and perspectives, and a sacred place for our country in times of celebration, crisis, and sorrow. Generous friends, members, and donors around the world support our mission.

 
 
    
 
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The Church of England

 

 

 Prayers, music, literature and art are part of a pack of resources released by the Church of England's Liturgical Commission for parishes and groups to use to commemorate the centenary of World War One. The resources include a selection of suitable readings from the Bible; appropriate hymns, songs, music, literature and art; a selection of different kinds of prayer (including a Litany of remembrance); an outline for a service around a War Memorial; an outline for a Vigil Service on 3 or 4 August 2014 (marking the centenary of the Declaration of War); and material for use in a Requiem Eucharist. Further material will be made available throughout the years of commemoration up to 2018.

 
      
 
 
  Churches Together in Britian and Ireland   

 

Churches Together
in Britian and Ireland

 

 

 

This web site offers a variety of resources for congregations and individuals.

 
 

 

 
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The Church in Wales

 

 

The Diocese of Bangor of the Church in Wales offers a range of materials, including diocesan prayers, resources and liturgy, that can be downloaded both in Welsh and English.

 
 
   
 
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The Methodist Church
in Britian

  This web site provides resources for commemorating World War One, as well as activities at local churches, and news reklated to World War One centennial commemoration activities.  
 
     
 
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Church of England
Diocese in Europe

 

 

 

A collection of resources which churches may find useful for commemorating World War One, drawn from material proposed by the Church of England and extensively supplemented with other suggestions and sources.

 
 
     
 
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Conference of
European Churches

 

 

A Declaration on the Centennial Commemoration of the First World War, plus links to other resources.

 
 
     
 
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Community of
Protestant Churches
in Europe

 

 

A collection of documents and web links to remember the World War One centenary