A prayer meeting was held at Nankodai Baptist Church in Sendai City starting at the time at which the earthquake occurred. A high school-age church member played the violin, and people who have lost friends and family gathered to pray together.
In the evening, a memorial service for the victims of the disaster was held at Sendai Baptist Church, including silent prayer and songs of praise. People from many different denominations gathered together.
At the Japan Baptist Convention's office in Saitama City, a prayer meeting was held to commemorate the passing of one month. Vice President Chikayo Kaneko delivered the sermon.
Meetings were held in two different Baptist churches in Asahikawa City, at which Mrs. Yukako Matsuzaka presented reports on her week of volunteer work at Nankodai Church in Sendai City.
Kuzuoka Funeral Home in Sendai City has been cremating many unidentified bodies. Some pastors have been performing funeral rites over those bodies with no family members present.