The recommended actions are for the ELCA's participation in the continuing
journey of African descent Lutheran ministry. This strategy is a living document
intended to stir imagination and ministry initiatives beyond what is presented
on its pages.
The Arab ministry strategy seeks ways to invite Arabs and Middle Easterners
into the Lutheran expression of the body of Christ through biblical hospitality
(Romans 12:13; Hebrews 13:2) and in the spirit of Jesusí admonition that the
neighbors we are called to love and serve all our fellow human beings.
A practical, "how to" field guide to cross-cultural conversation and moral
deliberation for congregations, judicatories, and other groups and organizations
in which religious commitments and perspectives are included in the
conversation. Includes specific information on 20 cultural groups in the
Promotional brochure and DVD for "One Body, Many Members," a web-based resource designed to equip congregations to reach out and fully welcome individuals whose race, culture and class is different than their own.