"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 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.
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."
"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.
Use this collection of recipes, stories, and table blessings to prepare global dishes for your family and congregation, and to highlight The Lutheran World Federation and ELCA World Hunger Appeal. The global recipes, adapted for North American cooks, are categorized by the agricultural cycle (dishes for growing, planting, harvesting, and "hungry" seasons); the religious cycle (dishes for religious celebrations and observances); the life cycle (dishes for important days like birthdays, weddings, and funerals); and daily life (breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts and snacks). Coproduced by the LWF, the ELCA, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.