Worship

Sample Worship Outline and Resources
Created for and used at a Heart of the North Conference Meeting in the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin.

Cherish All Children Lenten Prayers
This is a series of six prayers focused on preventing child sexual exploitation which could be used during Lent.

Cherish All Children Song
To the tune of "Praise and Thanksgiving" (or "Morning Has Broken"), use this song to have your congregation sing the hopes and dreams of this ministry.

Preaching on Preventing Child Sexual Exploitation
A powerpoint presentation created for a Luther Seminary preaching class, highlighting points to consider when giving a sermon on this topic.

"Preaching to End Child Sexual Exploitation"
An article by Amy Hartman, published January 2, 2014 on www.workingpreacher.org, a website sponsored by Luther Seminary which provides commentaries and preaching resources.

Bulletin Insert
Human Trafficking Awareness Day – January 11. Provided by the ELCA, Justice for Women Program.

Worship Resources
Scripture readings, hymns, prayers, discussion questions: Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Provided by the ELCA Justice for Women Program.


Group Discussions:

A Day Full of Light: Ending commercial sexual exploitation. Created by the Women of the ELCA, 2002. This is a resource for educating the congregation and community how the sex industry has exploited God’s gift of human sexuality. Includes prayers and hymns for a worship service.

Understanding and Responding to Human Trafficking. Created by the Women of the ELCA, 2011. This program was developed so all will understand what human trafficking is and how you can help stop it.

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