Responding to Mass Violence

These videos and books equip faith leaders to speak against violence, create space for grief and healing, and prevent future violence.


6 Resources
See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love
In this memoir, a Sikh woman of color pushes past her discomfort to drive change through revolutionary love.
Healing the Healers
This series of short videos offers peer support for faith leaders who respond to community-level trauma such as gun violence, disaster and suicide.
Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: Challenging the Epidemic of Gun Violence
This book is the result of a symposium of 200 bishops who discussed gun violence after the tragedy of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Worship in Times of Crisis and Trauma
This panel discussion provides insight to manage disasters and traumas in the congregation and community.
10 Ways to Appropriately Respond to Racially-Fueled Events
This workshop shares 10 ways faith leaders can process and respond to racially fueled violence like police shootings.
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Secure Community Network
This website provides news updates and education to safeguard Jewish communities and families.

About the Contributor

Kate White

Kate is the associate director for resources at the Center for Congregations. She manages educational resources and works to get the best resources into the hands of congregations.

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