The 24-page ELCA Good Gifts catalog offers many ways to honor friends and loved ones with gifts that will make a difference in the world. With 50 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 it for special fundraising events. Shop the catalog online at ELCA.org/goodgifts.
The spring 2020 issue of LifeLines offers stories of how your gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world, as well as a map and financial highlights from 2019. Packaged in bundles of 10.
If you are interested in starting a feeding ministry, this guide provides tips and strategies for planning, sourcing food, engaging volunteers and much more. If you're part of an existing feeding ministry, you'll find ideas for growing, expanding or reimagining the work you're already doing.
Act 2Day 4 Tomorrow 2020 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 sections focusing on the four parts of Acts 2:42 and can be adapted to different time frames and settings. Bring youth together for prayer, service, activities and more.
"On Earth As in Heaven" 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 focuses on the Lord's Prayer, with stories and activities related to hunger, health, peace and more. The program includes sample schedules, music, skits, and snack and craft ideas.
Print, cut out and tape one or more of these wrappers to a jar to set aside funds for ELCA World Hunger during the 40 Days of Giving. Includes ideas for saving, or fill in your own. Once your saving is complete, count up how much you have in the jar and donate the corresponding amount online, by mail or by phone. Find instructions at ELCA.org/40Days.
This ELCA World Hunger poster can be used on both sides. One side features a map of our work in the world, and the other has a photo and inspirational phrase. Display it in a prominent spot to show your support for ELCA World Hunger.
Include this ELCA World Hunger brochure as an insert in your Sunday worship bulletin or set it out on a resource table. Learn more about how your gifts are making an impact and get an overview of our church's response to hunger and poverty. Note: brochure comes in packs of 25. 1=25 brochures.
Celebrate the excitement, anticipation and wonder of the birth of Christ with this Advent calendar. Each day is a reminder of the reason for the season with hymns, prayers, Bible verses and stories of how ELCA Good Gifts make a difference in the world. One package contains 10 calendars, and we recommend ordering one calendar per household.
NOTE: Calendar comes in packs of 10. 1 = 10 calendars.
This vacation Bible school curriculum explores the theme of "Who is My Neighbor?" Participants will learn about some of the people around the world who are our neighbors in the kingdom of God and the work of ELCA World Hunger. Includes skits, schedules, snack and craft ideas, and more.
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.