Lutheran women have a long history of Bible study, discipleship, and desire to deepen their spiritual life and learn about issues.
Women of the ELCA offers free, downloadable program resources—all in English and many in Spanish—to help you grow in faith and engage in ministry and action.
Our resource engages your imagination as you explore Lenten practices and our Christian history. Intended for use by a group, this resource also includes Lenten practices, some of which can be taken up immediately and others that call for additional preparation.
Our celebrations are often sprinkled with seasonal traditions that bring us joy and remind us of times gone by or people who have graced our lives. Do you know where or when your traditions began and the meaning behind them? This resource takes a look at the some of the customs around Christmas.
Nuestras celebraciones son a menudo rociadas con las tradiciones de temporada que nos traen alegría y nos recuerdan tiempos pasados o personas que han adornado nuestras vidas. ¿Sabe usted dónde o cuándo comenzó sus tradiciones y el significado detrás de ellos? Este recurso echa un vistazo a algunas de las costumbres alrededor de la Navidad.
A Different Kind of Journey offers several practices to explore, each helping you discover what is waiting to be born in you in the upcoming Advent season. Whichever of the practices you adopt, you are invited to follow Mary’s example and ponder things in your heart as we await the coming of Jesus.
In Luke 20:36, we are called “children of the resurrection.” What does this mean? Is it a reference to a future event, the resurrection of our spiritual selves? Or might it have implications for our lives and the lives of others here and now? Consider how resurrection might appear in our everyday lives here and now with this multi-session program.
Epiphany is a church festival celebrated on January 6. We also have epiphanies throughout our lives—sometimes suddenly, sometimes gradually—of how we understand the world, ourselves, and others. This resource looks at epiphany as both unfolding discovery and sudden illumination.
This short program connects the disciples’ experience at Pentecost and the days leading up to it with three areas in which we can be a blessing to others through prayer and action: women’s health, violence against women and clearing the “red tape” that keeps people from being fully empowered.
Este programa corto conecta la experiencia de los discípulos en Pentecostés y los días previos a ello con tres áreas en las que puede ser una bendición para los demás mediante la oración y la acción: la salud de las mujeres, la violencia contra la mujer y eliminar el “papeleo” que mantiene a la gente de estar plenamente facultados.