Refugee Week 2024

You can find both worship resources and links to a wide variety of other worship resources below. These include links, in the list of online worship materials, to past Refugee Sunday/Sanctuary Sunday service materials provided by a range of Christian groups and denominations.

For Refugee Week 2024, we have provided:

The Methodist Church in Britain has a list of possible hymns for Sanctuary Sunday. In addition, you might want to consider “Let us build a house where love can dwell” by Marty Haugen, “At the table of the world,” by Brian Wren, “Lord, who left the highest heaven”  and “When Jesus lived among us” by Timothy Dudley Smith.

New resources for Sanctuary Sunday 2024 can also be found on the CTBI website.

Resources for prayer

Click here for our list of online worship materials from a variety of sources.

Click here for all the materials to put on a refugee-related prayer service – including liturgies, reflections, and prayer stations, with thanks to the Revd Ben Kautzer.

Click here for a PowerPoint prepared for an online (or could be used in church) reflective time of prayer for refugees.

Resources for study and preaching

Click here for our list of Bible readings, study courses, videos, and theological reflections.

Click here for Churches’ and church leaders’ statements on refugees and forced migration.

Click here for sermons about refugees and asylum seekers.