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 bee ornaments that help your congregation's fundraising goal. One package contains 10 bee ornaments. 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.
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 pig ornaments that represent your congregation's fundraising goal. One package contains 10 ornaments. 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.
This helpful guide contains tips for starting a backpack hunger relief program in your community. It was developed in partnership with ELCA congregations already engaged in backpack buddy programs across the country.
ELCA World Hunger's Community Gardens How-To Guide is filled with wisdom harvested by ELCA congregations whose community gardens have become vital parts of their ministry. You’ll find practical tips on logistics, crafting a vision and incorporating your garden into the life of your congregation.
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.
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.
The purchase of an ELCA Good Gifts gram helps provide families
in need with fruit-tree seedlings, honeybees, pigs and other
animals, and the resources they need to escape hunger and
poverty for good. Offer these grams on or prior to Valentine’s Day,
Feb. 14, before or after worship as a special way to celebrate the
holiday while giving back to ELCA World Hunger. Valentine’s Day ELCA Good Gifts grams come in packs of 30 with 10 of each gram.
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.
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.
Use these God's Global Barnyard stickers to adorn cards and packages and let friends and loved ones know about the ELCA Good Gifts that have been given in their honor. Stickers vary in size. There are 28 stickers per sheet.
Use these ELCA Good Gifts stickers to adorn cards and packages and let friends and loved ones know about the ELCA Good Gifts that have been given in their honor. Stickers measure 1.5'' in diameter. There are 12 stickers per sheet.
This leaderís guide is designed to help you plan your next service opportunity. Itís 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 leaderís guide, placemat resources have been developed that act as a worksheet and summarize the work of ELCA World Hunger.