As the nation comes to terms with the April 15, 2013 bombing in Boston, Massachusetts, school leaders, chaplains, teachers, and parents yearn for ways to talk with and support the children in their care. Below are recommended links and resources for use in schools.
The Episcopal Church
Presiding Bishop Offers Prayer for Boston
The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts Website
Network: Member Newsletter
Building Resilient Communities: The Overlooked Component of Crisis Response by Ann Mellow (April 2013 issue)
Responding to the Newtown Tragedy: Resources for Schools – links, prayers, liturgies, and other resources that can be used in response to this latest tragedy. These materials were first published in December 2012.
Prayers for Ericka Brannock and Family – Please join NAES and the entire community of Episcopal schools in praying for the recovery of Ericka Brannock, her sister, and brother-in-law, who were injured in the April 15, 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon. Ms. Brannock is a teacher at Trinity Episcopal Children’s Center (TECC) in Towson, Maryland, a NAES member school.