The new, 24-page ELCA Good Gifts catalog offers many different ways to honor friends and loved ones with gifts that will make a difference in the world. With 50 different giving options -- from 10 little chicks to help a family escape poverty to a scholarship to help a young leader attend an ELCA seminary -- there's something for everyone on your list. The catalog is also a great resource for your congregation. Sunday school classes, youth groups and adults can use the catalog for special fundraising events. Shop the catalog online at www.ELCA.org/goodgifts.
This colorful, eight-page brochure provides an overview of ELCA World Hunger, our church’s response to hunger and poverty to nearly 60 countries around the world. This brochure is perfectly sized for worship bulletins; it can also be used for events and displays. Sold in packs of 10.
This offering envelope fits in most pew envelope holders and is perfect for gifts to ELCA World Hunger. Consider stuffing these envelopes inside offering boxes to provide a regular reminder to support these important churchwide ministries. Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 50 envelopes. So, for example, if you need to order 150 envelopes, please order 3 packs.
This 20-page guide features ideas, prayers and resources to help activate your congregation in the fight against hunger and poverty. From litanies to brochures, food drives to coloring books, you'll find all you need to plan meaningful events that make a difference in the lives of your members and our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world.
Have you ever selected a gift for someone in need from a Christmas tree in a store or shopping mall? Now you can do the same thing in your congregation to support ELCA Good Gifts. Decorate your congregation's Christmas tree with these ornaments -- a goat, fruit tree or school fees, for example -- that represent your congregation's fundraising goals. One package contains 30 assorted ornaments of 15 different gifts ranging from $10-$500 each. The back of the ornament allows an individual or family to personalize their ornament with their name and year. Shop ELCA Good Gifts at www.ELCA.org/goodgifts.
Act 2Day 4 Tomorrow 2015 is a program for youth groups of all sizes. As the group takes part in the spiritual practice of fasting for the duration of the event, they will be led through four sessions – with an overarching theme of table fellowship. Each session is broken up into three lessons and can be adapted to different time frames and settings. Bring youth together for prayer, service, activities and more.
This double-sided, colorful bulletin insert provides general information about ELCA World Hunger and how gifts are used. It's a perfect, multi-purpose piece to share with your congregation. Sold in pkgs of 50.
This eight-page brochure introduces ELCA World Hunger's Walk for Water. It also provides information about the water crisis and ways our church is already working to make a difference. Find fundraising ideas and ways for your youth group to get started.
The 100 Wells challenge may be over but the need for clean water is ongoing. This trifold takes a "next step" approach to addressing the need for clean water around the world. It highlights stories of those whose lives have been impacted by your gifts as well as ways you and your congregation can get involved.
This trifold brochure shows how hunger, poverty and health are deeply connected issues. Learn why many programs supported by your gifts to ELCA World Hunger engage in initiatives related to health care. Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 10. So if you need 50 brochures, you would order 5 packs.
The ELCA Good Gifts Fair Planning Guide is complete with step-by-step
instructions, crafts, activities, bulletin inserts, announcements and more to
help you plan an alternative giving fair in your congregation.
Use this coloring book for Sunday school or as a special handout at worship. As children color each of the eight animals, teach them the significance livestock can have in communities around the world. Please note: This resource comes in packs of 10. If you need 50 coloring books, you would order 5 packs.
Just $30 can provide a piglet to a family in need. When this little piggy grows up, she will give birth to as many as 16 piglets each year. Pigs help fertilize fields, provide food to eat and can be sold at market for much-needed income. What a BIG difference a pig can make! Distribute these coin boxes to your Sunday school classes, youth group, or entire congregation to collect your offerings.
Please note:The boxes are available in packages of 10.