This poster can be used to promote your congregation's session of "God's Good Creation," ELCA World Hunger's vacation Bible school. It includes spaces to write in the details specific to your congregation.
"God's Good Creation" is a vacation Bible school study that helps children learn about hunger, hope and the work to which God calls us in the world. The five-day program highlights the work of ELCA World Hunger and includes a schedule, educational activities, skits, snack and craft ideas.
In Lent 2018, we’re lifting up several programs in India, Malawi and the United States that urgently need your support. Choose a program and walk alongside our neighbors as they address hunger in their communities. Use this brochure to generate support in your congregation.
This guide features ideas and resources to help activate your congregation in the fight against hunger and poverty with a special focus on Lent 2018 and ELCA World Hunger's 40 Days of Giving initiative.You'll find all you need to plan meaningful events and fundraisers that make a difference in the lives of our neighbors in the United States and around the world.
Stories of Faith in Action is a free, annual publication that highlights how God is changing lives through Mission Support, the percentage of your congregational offering that is shared with your synod and your churchwide organization. Read and share stories from around this church by ordering free copies of Stories of Faith in Action today! All you have to cover is shipping. Check out additional resources at ELCA.org/Resources/Stories-of-Faith-in-Action.
To receive up to 5 complimentary copies, please call us at 800-638-3522.
It is not the job of just our seminaries and universities to identify and raise up leaders in the church. The responsibility belongs to all of us. These cards are our gift to you, lay and rostered leaders of this church, to use as you go about the important work of identifying and inspiring potential leaders in your congregation and community. Identify the servants, preachers, teachers and leaders in our midst by sharing a word of encouragement. One package of five cards and envelopes is available for free, with free shipping, for each rostered and lay leader in the ELCA. Inside: "Explore your call." Back: "To learn more about leadership opportunities within the church, visit ELCA.org/leaders."
Stories of Faith in Action is a free, annual publication that highlights how God is changing lives through Mission Support, the percentage of your congregational offering that is shared with your synod and your churchwide organization. Read and share stories from around this church by ordering free copies of Stories of Faith in Action today! All you have to cover is shipping. Check out additional resources at http://elca.org/Resources/Stories-of-Faith-in-Action.
"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.
This resource is designed to be a road map for evaluating and enriching your congregation's ministry with children, youth, and families. Renew your vision and establish priorities for programming through a workshop model that will allow leaders to gain perspective on current ministries, affirm the strengths, identify potential, and develop an action plan for implementation.
A collaborative project with the Council of Native American Ministries. A guide and source of help for congregations and communities who accept the challenge of continuing Christian ministry in reservation and rural ministry.