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, […]

Liturgy of Welcome

Reconciling Works provides an accompaniment edition liturgical resource for Reconciling in Christ (RIC) communities to use for RIC Sunday. Liturgy of Welcome celebrates the inclusiveness of God’s love and grace.

Worship Resources for HIV/AIDS Awareness

As Lutherans, we believe in the power of prayer. We believe in the power of song, of the gospel, of community. We believe in the power of worship. There is power in calling upon God to touch the lives of people or groups who society has stigmatized or ignored by name. There is power in […]

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)

Three-Day Feast: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, & Easter

Recent decades have witnessed the revival of the ancient liturgies of the Three-Day Feast: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil. In this book Ramshaw gives a little history and a lot of suggestions about how these services can enrich the worship life of your entire assembly. The Worship Matters Studies Series examines key worship […]

Easter Communication Tools

This Easter, there is a place for everyone to sing, worship, and celebrate Christ’s resurrection, and your congregation can extend this invitation of welcome to neighbors and the surrounding community. Churchwide has developed Easter communication tools, such as posters, postcards, and door hangers that can be customized with your congregation’s worship times and information. Place […]

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 […]