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    • Stewardship Tip: What’s Your Narrative? October 6, 2020
      The Lake Institute for Faith and Giving had a survey of congregational leaders from across the country, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving in a July 2020 survey of 555 […]
    • Housing Insecurity Resources for Churches October 2, 2020
      Lutheran Congregational Services, with their partners in disaster, have put together resources for congregations and other community organizations who may get questions from people who are facing housing insecurity or […]
    • God’s work. Our hands. Service September 22, 2020
      On (and after) Sunday, September 13, 2020, SEPA congregations joined others across the ELCA for the annual Day of Service projects. Each year, “God’s work. Our hands. Sunday” brings Lutherans […]
    • New Daily Bread Matching Grants September 22, 2020
      Greetings from ELCA World Hunger. This past spring, ELCA World Hunger rapidly responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by launching Daily Bread Matching Grants. These grants provided 200 congregations with tools […]
    • A Word of Encouragement from Bishop Davenport September 21, 2020
      Greetings beloved. If I could sing, I would sing I woke up this morning with my mind stayed on Jesus, which I did. However, I also had you on my […]
    • In God’s Image 2020 September 9, 2020
      Interested in learning how to expand your ministries to be more intentionally welcoming for LGBTQIA+ persons? Is your congregation already Reconciling in Christ but you want to know what more […]
    • UTI Celebrates 40 Years, Embraces Future September 9, 2020
      “Celebrating Our Past . . . Embracing Our Future”From September 22-25, 2020, United Lutheran Seminary’s Urban Theological Institute will hold a virtual 40th-year celebration featuring the annual UTI lecture, annual […]
    • Fox 29 Recognizes Welcome Bread September 1, 2020
      Fox 29’s Bill Anderson talked with Lou Farrell, the organizer of Welcome Bread, which has so far collected and distributed more than 30,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to persons […]
    • Singing in Church? August 26, 2020
      A recent online conversation with pastors and communicators discussed the steps congregations are taking to return to worship. This is a complicated subject. In Pennsylvania, religious organizations are specifically exempted […]
    • A Prayer For The New School Year August 21, 2020
      Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all […]