National Alliance on Mental Illness
page printed from FaithNet NAMI
Published Worship Service Resources:
Caring for the Soul
It Is Well With My Soul
Worship Services (Interfaith Services)
Homily by Catholic Deacon Tom Lambert
This effective candlelight service was written by Nancy Lee Head, Retired Program Director for the NAMI Washington, DC affiliate. It was used initially for the closing Interfaith Service at the 2005 NAMI National Convention.
"Interfaith Message" by Cathy Hyler
Those of us that attended the Closing Interfaith Service at the 2001 NAMI National Convention still remember Cathy's beautiful message.
"Homily" by Brandon Fitch
This very special homily was given by Brandon W. Fitch of the state of Ohio at the Interfaith Worship Service at the 2002 NAMI National Convention held in Cincinnati.
Materials to conduct an interfaith worship service.
This effective interfaith service was written by George Trgaskis, Ed.D., chairman of FaithNet New York.
We must avoid talking to just the "choir." We must talk with the entire congregation. The stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness will not be brought to an end until we succeed in widening our audience.
View a sample bulletin insert and responsive reading to be used in interfaith services.
Sermon Possibilities by Rev. Day and Chaplain Briotte
Mental illness needs more exposure before our entire congregations.