INFORMATION CONCERNING TUESDAY ATTACK
I have received many responses to my previous message as well as a lot
of ‘Forwards’ from many of you. I want to thank the subscribers from
around the world who have offered their prayer and emotional support.
I have compiled some of the information below. You may have seen some
of it before, but it doesn’t hurt to see it again. I am sending it today
as some of the suggestions pertain to tomorrow (Friday).
The regular E-Mail Ministry messages will resume tomorrow.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
Below is an excerpt from President Bush’s declaration making September
14 as “National Day of Prayer”
“Scripture says: “Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be
comforted.” I call on every American family and the family of America to
observe a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, honoring the memory of
the thousands of victims of these brutal attacks and comforting those
who lost loved ones. We will persevere through this national tragedy and
personal loss. In time, we will find healing and recovery; and, in the
face of all this evil, we remain strong and united, “one Nation under
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of
America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and
laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim Friday, September 14,
2001, as a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the
Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. I ask that the people of the
United States and places of worship mark this National Day of Prayer and
Remembrance with noontime memorial services, the ringing of bells at
that hour, and evening candlelight remembrance vigils. I encourage
employers to permit their workers time off during the lunch hour to
attend the noontime services to pray for our land. I invite the people
of the world who share our grief to join us in these solemn
You can read the full text at:
Other unofficial “Declarations” for tomorrow I have received:
“Flags Across America”
“Red, White & Blue Day”
“Candle Lighting Friday Night”
For information on where to donate blood, please access the American Red
Cross online at: http://www.redcross.org/donate/give/ or call
You can donate money to the REd CROSS online at:
You can donate by phone: 800-HELP-NOW (800-435-7669)
Please be aware that there are scam artists out there who are taking
advantage of this tragedy. Please donate money to charities you know
and trust such as the American Red Cross.
The following is a copy of an e-mail I received with additional
******* UNITED AIRLINES – http://www.ual.com/ *******
As a reminder, the toll-free phone number for families in the US
to call is 1-800-932-8555. International toll-free numbers are
United Kingdom: 08458444777 or 02088227766
The Netherlands: 0202013708
******* AMERICAN AIRLINES – http://www.aa.com/ *******
Customers who wish to receive information about
relatives should call American…s response number
‘AA’ PASSENGER LIST http://www.amrcorp.com/default2.html
‘AA’ CARE PROGRAM http://www.amrcorp.com/caare.htm
******* FBI – http://www.ifccfbi.gov *******
The ultimate goal is bringing to justice the individuals or
organizations responsible for these horrific criminal acts.
We encourage anyone with any information or tips to
immediately contact the FBI at www.ifccfbi.gov.
******* RED CROSS – http://www.redcross.org *******
The Red Cross also has advice posted on their website that can help
people deal with their feelings brought about by the terrorist attack.
Among recommendations for coping:
Talk about feelings
Ask for help – strong feelings can last for weeks
Listen to other people and be kind
Spend time with family and return to the usual routine
Look away from graphic news videos
Reassure children that parents will protect them and take every
precaution to keep them safe
Recall other fearful times that did not last forever
Do something that could help others
Let us pull together as a nation to demonstrate our compassion
and strength in this time of great sorrow.
Let us all demonstrate Christ’s love by reaching out and helping others.
God Bless You and God Bless America!!
— The Staff of E-Mail Ministry