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By Rev. Nancy Neal
God of grace and God of mercy,
Our hearts break as we watch stories on the news,
Of dangerous flood, of lost lives, and rains that won’t stop.
We trust that you are present in the desperation and hopelessness that abounds.
Transform our broken hearts so that we might be agents of your love in the coming days and months.
God in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Thirteen million people across 58 counties in Texas have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey, including many Bread for the World members. Many of our partner denominations and organizations are responding to the disaster. They are bringing hope to people, particularly to those most vulnerable in this storm.
Some are working through national agencies, while others are working diligently with local expressions of the church. We have highlighted several of our partners’ national efforts below if you would like to help.
We are proud to partner with these denominations and organizations in our work to end hunger.
Convoy of Hope (National Association of Evangelicals)
Rev. Nancy Neal is interim director of church relations at Bread for the World.
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A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.
Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.
Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.
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In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.
For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.
Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.
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