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Isaiah 58 "True Fast" Material

Below are PDF downloads of all the material you will need for the Isaiah 58 “True Fast”. Pick from 8 different sermons, devotions, and church bulletin inserts or create your own sermon or small group series! Also included is an overview for presenting and explaining the “True Fast” to others, a response form for sending in your church’s donation, and a bonus guide of 58 ways to serve others within your own community.

Remember to share your Isaiah 58 “True Fast” stories with us on social media. Include pictures of your congregation as you teach them about the “True Fast”, and use the hashtag #Isaiah58Fast on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll share and tag your church on our Facebook page in appreciation!

Isaiah 58 “True Fast” Overview

Use this one-page overview slide to explain what the Isaiah 58 “True Fast” is all about to your congregation, your church leadership, small group leaders, or Sunday school teachers.

Isaiah 58 “True Fast” Overview – PDF

“58 Ways to Serve” Guide

This guide offers 58 different acts of service or kindness to put the principles of the “true fast” into practice in your own community.

“58 Ways to Serve” Guide – PDF

Donation Form

Please use this form to send with your check for your church’s donation to the Isaiah 58 “True Fast” Challenge. You can mail it to: Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, PO Box 96105, Washington, D.C. 20090-6105.

Donation Form – PDF

Church Bulletin

Use these eight bulletin inserts to help educate your congregation about participating in a global “true fast” by helping support The Fellowship’s Isaiah 58 ministry program. Each insert tells the heartbreaking story of a needy Jew living in the former Soviet Union, who is being helped with the support of Christian partners like yourselves.

Church Bulletin – PDF


This set of eight devotions written by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein provide an excellent way for families, small groups or Sunday school classes to reflect upon and discuss the biblical principles of the “true fast.”

Devotional – PDF


Select from eight different sermon outlines, written to help your congregations delve deeper into the spiritual significance of the biblical fast that God called His people, Israel, to, and to which He calls us today. Each sermon comes with accompanying slide, illustrating the need of God’s people living in the former Soviet Union. Or use all eight sermons throughout the eight Sundays in the campaign.

Outline – PDF   Slide – PDF

Other Material


58 Ways to Serve

Donation Form

Church Bulletin