Gun Violence 101: Cheat Sheet Responding to the Call to Prevent Gun Violence

by Rev. Lindsey Long Joyce. 2016.


This short guide orients readers to the issue of gun violence, provides strategies, and suggests resources.


advice for United Methodist clergy; strategies for various scenarios in your congregation; additional resources; data about gun violence and prevention

Recommended Audience

congregations concerned about gun violence; especially UMC



Practical Applications

  • Respond to gun violence with these helpful steps.
  • Engage your congregation in the issue of gun violence prevention by starting the Bible study or organizing a discussion.

About the Contributor

Kate White

Kate was the associate director for resources at the Center for Congregations. She managed educational resources and worked to get the best resources into the hands of congregations.

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