Gather, the magazine of Women of the ELCA, offers a mix of articles, theological reflections, devotions and stories of comfort and challenge that help readers grow in faith and engage in ministry and action. Gather is published 10 times a year with combined issues in January/February and July/August. A print subscription is $15 a year. Digital access (computer, iPad, Android) is free to print subscribers.
Fall Bible StudY
When God's not fair
For fall 2016, Meghan Johnston Aelabouni helps us explore biblical images of a God who acts beyond our conceptions of what's "fair." From Jonah’s prayer to God from the belly of a big fish to school-age siblings and squabbling nations, this fall we'll delve into what it means to worship a God who forgives the guilty, chooses the unlikely and gives to those who haven't "earned" it.
Session 1: Jonah and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day: when God forgives the guilty
Session 2: Jesus and the evil eye: when God blesses the undeserving
Session 3: Paul and the power of failure: when God chooses the unlikely
Christian citizenship: March 2016This month we consider christian citizenship. What does it mean to conduct our lives as citizens of the commonwealth of Jesus Christ, where the gospel reigns?- See more at: http://www.womenoftheelca.org/current-articles-pages-73.php#sthash.8BKIP6n2.dpu
Christian citizenship: March 2016This month we consider christian citizenship. What does it mean to conduct our lives as citizens of the commonwealth of Jesus Christ, where the gospel reigns?- See more at: http://www.womenoftheelca.org/current-articles-pages-73.php#sthash.8BKIP6n2.dpuf
When God blesses the undeserving: October 2016
God unfairly gives all of us the full measure of grace, love and life through Jesus Christ. Read more here.