Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA is our opportunity to invest in the future of this church, deepen relationships and expand ministries that serve our neighbors and communities in the United States and around the world. This 20 page case statement is a good introduction to the campaign, its ministry priorities and ways to give.
diseñado para ser usado por todas las personas interesadas en examinar su
llamado al ministerio ya sea como futuro pastor o pastora, asociado en el
ministerio, diaconisa, ministro diaconal o para el ministerio en la vida diaria.
Para estudiantes de universidad y adultos.
A book designed for use by
individuals interested in examining their call to ministry whether as a future
pastor, associate in ministry, deaconess, diaconal minister or for ministry in
daily life. For college age and adults.
A collection of essays that invites the reader to consider that all ministry occurs out of, or from, word and sacrament. As our world begs for health, diaconal ministry emerges as a way to exemplify a ministry of service for all the baptized.
This resource invites readers into a process of discovery of the ministry to which God calls them. States a Lutheran understanding of call and ministry and introduces the variety of ministries in the ELCA. This challenging resource encourages note-taking, underlining, and questioning as readers uncover what type of ministry is best for them.
Order a supply of Lutheran Disaster Response offering envelopes to be
prepared to respond after disaster. Keep them in church throughout the year, or
stuff them inside newsletters or worship bulletins. This envelope can be placed
in the offering plate or stamped and mailed directly to Lutheran Disaster
Response. You may desingate your gifts to a specific disaster, where needed
most, Lutheran Disaster Response U.S., or Lutheran Disaster Response
International. This resource comes bundled in packs of 50.
This brochure offers an introduction to the work of Lutheran Disaster
Response, internationally and in the U.S. It is perfectly sized for worship
bulletins and it can also be used for events and displays. 25 brochures per
Updated twice per year, the ELCA World Hunger Resources sheet lists the
newest and most popular resources for ELCA World Hunger, Lutheran Disaster
Response, ELCA Good Gifts and the ELCA Malaria Campaign. It is a great reference
for pastors, teachers and other leaders.
This leader’s guide is designed to help you plan your next service opportunity. It’s organized into four steps (Preparation, Action, Reflection and Celebration) and will walk you through how to make the most out of your service opportunity. In addition to the leader’s guide, placemat resources have been developed that act as a worksheet and summarize the work of ELCA World Hunger.
This colorful eight-page brochure offers a snapshot of how your generous
gifts to ELCA Disaster Response have been at work in Haiti since the devastating
earthquake of January 2010. Each brochure includes an offering envelope that can
be placed in the offering plate or mailed directly to ELCA Disaster Response so
that the church can be ready to help the next time disaster strikes. This
brochure is perfectly sized for worship bulletins, and it can also be used for
events and displays.
Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs
Detailed commentary accompanying the official text of Called to Common
Mission. Includes the text of The Tucson Resolution, an ELCA resolution adopted
by the Conference of Bishops providing a brief summary of elements of Called to
Common Mission, and addressing implications of the agreement.
Surveys authoritative sources as a basis for the ecumenism of "joining with
other Christians," then sketches a history of Lutheran ecumenical
experience to suggest continuity with ELCA predecessor churches.
As churches of the Reformation, the ELCA, Reformed Church in America, United Church of Christ, and the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., signed an ecumenical proposal of historic importance in 1997. After 32 years in the making, and in light of identified doctrinal differences and consensus, these churches worked together to form a foundational document titled "A Formula of Agreement."
The agreement declared these four churches together in full communion on the basis of a common calling, a desire to bear visible witness to the unity of the church, and a need to engage together in God’s mission.
Catch the Buzz! invites children to add their hands, voices, minds and hearts to being a part of God’s work in the world. This curriculum features Bible stories, games, crafts, snacks, stories, songs and more that teach children about malaria and how it is affecting children around the world. *Preorder your copy today.