For Ministers and Congregations

Guide to Deployment for Families

Rebuilding the Moral House of Peace by Rita Nakashima Brock

Veteran’s College Guide

Further Ministry to Homeless Veterans

Ben’s Story Benjamin Peters, Iraq War Veteran

A Pastoral Prayer for Veterans Day, by Michael Yandell, Brite Student and Iraq War Veteran

Faith-Based Organizations and Veteran Reintegration, by Laura Werber, Kathryn Pitkin Derose, Mollie Rudnick, Margaret C. Harrell, Diana Naranjo

Youth Curriculum Who Am I-moral injury reflection, by David Brower, Kevin Howe, Corey Meyer, Alison Nicoll, and Derek Tompkins

Moral Injury Worship Guide-Raising Awareness, by Sarah Almanza, Will Brown, Douglass Anne Cartwright, Maria D. Garza, and Jacob Walsh

Study Guide for Soul Repair by Rita Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Study Guide for The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

 Preaching Resources

A Veterans Day sermon by Rita Brock, presented at Brite Divinity School chapel on Nov 11, 201

A Memorial Day sermon by Rev. Tamara Torres

Stand by Me: Memorial Day & the Healing of Souls

On “Moral Injury”

Dr. Greg Carey discusses moral injury in light of Peter’s denial in John 21:1-19

Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson shows a unique connection between the story of Abraham & Isaac with the burdens we place on military families.

“A Hermeneutic of Belief” (John 20:19-31) by Adam Tietje from the United Church of Christ and Unitarian Universalist Association Military Chaplains Joint Training, Albuquerque, NM