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La Iglesia y la justicia penal
ELCAOB1015 - La Iglesia y la justicia penal

"La Iglesia y la justicia penal:
escuchemos los lamentos" is the Spanish translation of the ELCA social statement "The Church and Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries," adopted by the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly.  Packages of 5, shrinkwrapped.

Also available for free download.


 


Price:$ 1.25

The Church and Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries
ELCAOB1014 - The Church and Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries

Social Statement on Criminal Justice; bundles of five, shrinkwrapped.

Also available for free download.



 


Price:$ 1.25

Global Links Postcard
ELCAMA1190 - Global Links Postcard
Postcard encourages people to stay informed, be inspired and get involved through Global Links, a monthly e-newsletter found at www.ELCA.org/Global-Links. To order up to 10 packages of 25 postcards, contact 800-638-3522 or RIS@elca.org. To order 11 or more packages, order through this site. Free shipping and handling.
Price:$ 0.00

Body of Christ and Mental Illness social message
ELCAOB1013 - Body of Christ and Mental Illness social message
This resource contains the ELCA's social message on mental illness. Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 5. For a free complimentary copy, call the ELCA contact center at 800-638-3522.
Price:$ 0.00

Social Stmt on Genetics, Faith and Responsibility
ELCAOS1003 - Social Stmt on Genetics, Faith and Responsibility

This is the social statement on genetics, which was adopted by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Churchwide Assembly in 2011.

Please note: It is sold in packs of 5.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ 1.25

Agriculture & Food Security in a Changing Climate
ELCACS1097 - Agriculture & Food Security in a Changing Climate
Major shifts in weather patterns will profoundly affect the global food supply and food security of billions of people. This resource will help you learn more about the agricultural impacts of a changing climate and what you can do to help.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ 0.00

ONE Lutheran Brochure
ELCACS1020 - ONE Lutheran Brochure
Learn about the ELCA support of the ONE campaign to make poverty history and how you can become a ONE Lutheran. Comes in pack of 25 brochures.
Price:$ 0.00

ONE Lutheran Millenium Development Goals Card
ELCACS1021 - ONE Lutheran Millenium Development Goals Card
Be a "card-carrying ONE Lutheran", a Millennium Development Goals Card.

Please note: this resource comes in packs of 25 cards.

Price:$ 0.00

Poverty & Hunger In A Changing Climate
ELCACS1025 - Poverty & Hunger In A Changing Climate

A resource to learn more about the connections between poverty and climate change and to examine our own role and responsibility.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ 0.00

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ELCA Disabilities Message
ELCAOB1008 - ELCA Disabilities Message

A social message on people with disabilities adopted at the November 2010 ELCA Church Council meeting.

Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 5.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ .50

Personas que viven con discapacidades
ELCAOB1010 - Personas que viven con discapacidades

A social message on people with disabilities adopted at the November 2010 ELCA Church Council meeting. This is the Spanish translation.

Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 5.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ .50

Safe Connections
ELCAVE1016 - Safe Connections

Healthy relationships of trust and respect between laity and clergy are essential for carrying out the mission of the church.

This resource is provided to members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in the hope it can assist us in creating and maintaining strong, creative and healthy relationships of integrity and safety, for the sake of our common ministry to the gospel of Christ Jesus and to the people of God.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ 2.00

Hearing the Cries: Faith and Criminal Justice
ELCAOB1007 - Hearing the Cries: Faith and Criminal Justice
A study written by the Criminal Justice Task Force of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and published by the ELCA. It is an invitation to join this church's moral deliberation on a major social issue that not only affects millions of our neighbors whom we are called by God to love and serve, but also many in our congregations.

Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 5.

Also available for free download.


Price:$ 0.00

God's Mission in the World (MDG Study Guide)
ELCACS1083 - God's Mission in the World (MDG Study Guide)

An ecumenical Christian study guide on global poverty and the Millennium Development Goals. Prepared by The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Washington Office.

Available for free download.


Price:$ 0.00

Even the Stones Cry Out for Justice
ELCAMM1013 - Even the Stones Cry Out for Justice
A powerful resource for congregations who want to reach out to and embrace people of all races, cultures and ethnic backgrounds. This resource provides biblical illustrations of how racism separates us form what God calls us to be; challenges and stimulates with questions, vignettes and discussion topics; encourages change as members challenge the obstacles racism presents. Recognizing racism is the first step to abolishing it. "Even the Stones Will Cry Out for Justice" contains everthing leaders need to conduct a three- or five-session Bible study or a one-day retreat.
Price:$ 4.95

Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the Church
ELCAMM1012 - Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the Church

Troubling the Waters for Healing of the Church is a resource that is developed specifically for White congregational members and others to help them understand the role that White privilege and internalized White superiority has had in shaping their own attitudes, belief systems, cultures and those of the church and society at large. This resource has been designed by White people for White people to equip them with tools that will aid them in addressing and breaking the cycle of socialization that perpetuates racism and sustains an exclusive church. The resource will help White congregational members or groups to embark on a journey of learning from one another as well as from people of color who may enter the river of conversations with them as time goes on. The resource is broken down into 18 sessions starting with the Advent season and ending with Pentecost.
The resource material should be presented by two facilitators, but can be done by one facilitator. Participants are not expected to have a copy of the resource, however, it is expected that each facilitator have a copy. The resource is separated into two sections:

1. Facilitator instruction and guide
2. Participant handout section which may be photocopied


Price:$ 35.00

Lazarus at the Gate
ELCACS1095 - Lazarus at the Gate
This resource will provide you with an analysis of the construct that maintains both wealth and poverty in America. It contains information, Bible studies, bibliographies, and some network referrals for doing work among people living with poverty.
Price:$ 12.00

Serving as Jesus Served
ELCACS1094 - Serving as Jesus Served
A planning guide for social ministry in congregations. This resource is a workbook for congregational-based social ministry. (It is a revision and new edition of a previous publication by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, titled "To Serve as Jesus Served.")
Price:$ 9.99

Criminal Justice Ministry Handbook
ELCACS1093 - Criminal Justice Ministry Handbook
Criminal Justice Ministry: a Congregational Handbook for Jail and Prison Ministry is an 80-page notebook (3 hole punched) with a primary section devoted to preparing the congregation for criminal justice ministry. Also included are a biblical reflection; 2 sessions of volunteer training; Web, print and video resources; and a dozen essays on criminal justice topics. The resource is a joint project of ELCA and LCMS.
Price:$ 6.00

Funding Expanded Ministries
ELCACS1092 - Funding Expanded Ministries
This manual provides funding assistance for congregationally based social ministry programs. It offers an overview of ministry funding techniques that take advantage of the resources of the congregation and the community.
Price:$ 5.00

Our Calling in Education DVD
ELCACS1084 - Our Calling in Education DVD
DVD leader's guide for study of ELCA social statement on education. Includes session plans for a variety of formats and audiences, handouts, video clips, web links, bibliography, etc.
Price:$ 1.00

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