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. Find additional resources at ELCA.org/Resources/Stories-of-Faith-in-Action. Also available as a free download.
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The Scripture teaches a rhythm and pace for life. There is an overarching theme in the Bible that time is in God’s hands. A life redeemed by God moves at the speed of redemption: day by day, moment by moment. This three-session study examines what we can learn from Scripture about the pace of our lives. This downloadable PDF comes with permission to reprint and use in a group setting.
Most of us taking part in this Bible study will never be handpicked by God to witness to “Gentiles and kings and before the people of Israel,” as was the apostle Paul. But many of us do share something with him and the other biblical and historical people we will meet in these monthly lessons. In these nine sessions, we will meet biblical characters who find themselves transformed. We will read passages from both Old and New Testaments. And we will look especially at stories from the Acts of the Apostles and insights in Paul’s letters to the Christians at Corinth and Rome. This downloadable PDF comes with permission to reprint and use in a group setting.
From beginning to end, the Bible testifies that the God who gathers is the same God who is present with us. The Gospel of Matthew adds that Jesus himself is “God with us,” and promises to be with us always, wherever two or three are gathered, even to the end of the age. Throughout nine sessions, explore some of the reasons or purposes for which we are “Gathered by God.” This downloadable PDF comes with permission to reprint and use in a group setting.
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.
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.
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.
This packet includes a collection of the latest and most popular resources to help you raise awareness and funds for ELCA World Hunger in your congregation. Order to get all of the information you need to participate in ELCA World Hunger's 40 Days of Giving this Lent.
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 five-session resource is perfect for congregations, small groups or at-home study. Each session draws on the Scripture readings for Lent and a story of hope from a ministry supported by ELCA World Hunger to inspire prayerful thought about what it means to be church for the sake of the world.
Note: This item comes in packs of 10. 1 = 10 studies