LEAD Values Cards

One of the fundamental elements of moving forward as a ministry is identifying the values that matter most as a community. LEAD Values Cards provide a fun, engaging way to help any group begin the conversation about what values are most important to them. What’s Included: 48 cards with possible values (and a definition for […]

LEAD Lenten Resources

LEAD’s resources are designed to be used by all ages and have been particularly meaningful for intergenerational groups. The five contemplative prayer liturgies are accompanied with coloring pages as well as full color and black & white images for use during Lent. Each of the print-ready 2-page liturgies includes: Invocation Confession Scripture readings Prayer Time of […]

LEAD Lenten Resources

LEAD’s resources are designed to be used by all ages and have been particularly meaningful for intergenerational groups. The 2017 theme, Let the Living Water Lead Us, looks at the water flowing through the Gospel texts: Week 1 – Temptation of Jesus, Week 2 – Nicodemus Visits Jesus, Week 3 – Jesus and the Woman […]

Advent 2017

LEAD’s Advent resources for your home and congregation – print-ready for worship and reflection Using readings from the Psalm and Second readings of the Revised Common Lectionary, LEAD’s Advent resources include: Bulletins with liturgy and prayers (in both color and black & white versions) Images to color Guided spiritual practices The Advent resources are free, however, […]

Reconciling in Christ

The Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Program is for congregations, synods, colleges, seminaries, and other Lutheran organizations. Lutheran communities that publicly welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are accepted onto the Reconciling in Christ roster which now exceeds 600 settings. Most groups start the process of consideration by engaging in a study program or series of educational […]

Ever-Reforming: A Reformation 500 Cross-Generational Study

Ever-Reforming: A Reformation 500 Cross-Generational Study is a curriculum with 44 weeks of study to be used with adults and youth. In addition to the curriculum, corresponding coloring pages are also available, one per session. Cross-Generational Study Coloring Pages (for all ages)

More Days for Praise

For centuries the church has paired its church year—focused on Christ’s life, death, and resurrection—with a second calendar that uses the lives of saints as a lens to see God’s gracious acts. Evangelical Lutheran Worship has continued that practice with its calendar of festivals and commemorations. In this volume of More Days for Praise, teacher […]

Fed & Forgiven

Fed and Forgiven is a complete set of resources for leading children, youth, and adults into the sacrament of Holy Communion. Resources include a comprehensive, customizable leader guide, DVD, and age-appropriate learner resources. The age-appropriate print learner materials and video content make it easy to help participants explore the sacrament, while the customizable leader guide […]

The Life of Martin Luther: A Pop-Up Book

The story of Martin Luther and his role in sparking the Protestant Reformation is given an interactive retelling in this beautiful and sturdy pop-up book. From Luther’s decision to become a monk to his 95 theses, history jumps off the page through the vibrant, colorful illustrations of renowned artist and paper engineer Agostino Traini. Full […]

Evangelism Basics

What are some basic things that your congregation can do to be more welcoming and invite people to participate in a relationship with God?  These videos are taken from an Evangelism workshop just to help you get started with ideas to spark ideas and creativity for your congregation. Prayer Personal Awareness Hospitality Follow Up