International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. Consider taking action to end gender-based violence.

Worship Ideas

Healing Waters: Churches Working to End Violence Against Women (110.94 KB): Worship excerpts from Healing Waters: Churches Working to End Violence Against Women
She Flies On: Lydia Gruchy Service (980.98 KB): A liturgy inspired by Lydia Gruchy, celebrating women in ministry, from Gathering Pentecost 2, 2016.

Related Material

Backgrounder: Prayers for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (231.51 KB): Église du Christ au Congo is appealing to the church for prayers and solidarity.
Bulletin Insert: International Women's Day (171.17 KB): Stand in Solidarity: Stop Violence against Women
For the Beauty of Those Lost, for Healing Founded on Justice (18.29 KB): A prayer for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirited people, their families, and the public inquiry into what happened to them.
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Prayer for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women (16.11 KB): A prayer for missing and murdered Aboriginal women, and their family and friends.
Prayer for Thursdays in Black (15.41 KB): A prayer to end gender-based violence.