Resources & InspirationBelow is a beautiful video plus a selection of resources & references to other sites which have great resources to help you & your church celebrate Sanctity of Life Sunday.
Imagine if thousands of us posted or shared this beautiful message THIS Sunday…
This 90 second video is affirming, positive and easy to watch – perfect for your church service, whether livestreamed or in person. Please download [click here] to post on your social media and play in your church service to celebrate Sanctity of Life Sunday.
If you’ve made something original and would like to make it available for others to use this or future years, please send it to admin@ChurchAndState.com.au.
Here are some practical ideas from the coal face about how to promote cultural change in your community which embraces, nurtures and encourages women, babies and families.
Parents were overwhelming in their positive feedback of these initiatives as were community members who didn’t need the service personally, but who saw how needed it had been….
An article in the Catholic Leader titled, “Respecting the dignity of every human life”.
“As Pope Francis said to a group of doctors “persons have a dignity, they are worth more than things and they have no price.”“
The Orthodox Church in America’s Archbishop of Washington sent a pastoral message to his church.
Created as we are in the very image and likeness of God, we turn to the One Whom we worship as the “Giver of Life” in thanksgiving…
Here’s how you can reply to the most common deceptions & false-wisdom you may encounter.
This women’s clinic organised a charity drive to collect donations of baby bottles & other essentials for newborn to support new parents they help. They also have some inspirational video testimonies.
Answers In Genesis has a great overview of the broader sanctity of life issues, including stem cell research, handicapped children, abortion, nature of humans, cloning, eugenics, euthanasia and more.
Focus on the Family has a great range of teaching resources on abortion. Here is their rationale for the ‘Sanctity of Life’ ethic.
“Every person, from conception to natural death, possesses inherent dignity and immeasurable worth.”
An article in CrossWalk.com has a prayer for Sanctity of Life Sunday and an opinion about what it means to be ‘pro life’.
“We pray we would be people whose hearts echo your own heart for your people—be our strength, Holy Spirit.“
“The Salvation Army, along with other global Christian denominations, vigorously affirms the sanctity of life, asserting that all people are made in the image of God, and thus conferred with innate dignity.“
- Pinterest – various images celebrating life
- Creation Ministries International – various articles
- Eternal Perspectives Ministries – various articles
- “The Unborn and the Image of God” – a printable trifold leaflet (A4 to DL), PDF
- “A Prayer for the Protection of Unborn Babies in Australia” – a printable booklet (A4 to A5), PDF
- “Children are a Divine Gift Not a Human Right” – sermon, Bethlehem Baptist Church
Celebration. Commemoration. Commitment.
We celebrate the Giver of Life and praise Him for His gift of life. We commemorate the precious lives lost to abortion and grieve with those wounded by past abortions. We repent of silence & turning away from injustice and commit ourselves to the protection of every innocent human life.
This is a nondenominational, nonpartisan project. As a brand new initiative, the Sanctity of Life Sunday website resources are still being developed. If you can contribute anything to the content here, your collaboration would be truly appreciated. Please send content, links and attachments to admin@ChurchAndState.com.au.