Vibrant Faith Ministries is a catalyst for Christian congregations, communities and households striving to practice vibrant faith in a dynamic world.
Faith Incubators strives to make the home the primary inkubator of faith for disciples of all ages by replacing classroom models of education with parent-involved small group models.
LifelongFaith Associates is committed to helping congregations develop lifelong
Christian faith formation for all ages and generations
The 21st Century Faith Formation Website is built around the emerging concept of a connected and networked approach to faith formation in the 21st century. John Roberto is on the cutting edge of Faith Formation in the 21st Century.
Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio:
Through food pantries, homeless shelters, senior living residences, affordable housing communities and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities, LSS is continuing its mission of creating a better world by serving people in need.
Neil MacQueen is doing great things with Sunday Software. He is worth checking out.
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ELCA Resources & Events
The ELCA 2015 Youth Gathering:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/youthgathering
The Extravaganza...The ELCA Youth Ministry Network Annual Conference: http://www.elcaymnet.org/E2015
The Christian Education Network Of the ELCA (Formerly LACE):
As the ministry of publishing of the ELCA, Augsburg is dedicated to serving you with top quality Christian materials that communicate the Gospel, enhance faith, and enrich the life of the Church and the communities it serves: https://www.augsburgfortress.org/
Lutheran Campus Ministry:
is a Lutheran ministry for students, faculty, staff and others on campus, not just a ministry for Lutherans. It provides an ELCA presence at more than 180 state and private colleges and universities with cooperating congregations in campus ministry at an additional 400 campuses nationwide.
Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio:
LOMO is a year-round ministry serving on behalf of the three Ohio synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America bringing people together to experience Christ through their natural settings and programs.
Lutheran Outdoor Ministries:
LOM has 132 outdoor ministry sites, 300 full time directors, 3,500 summer staff and 30,000 acres of land.
ELCA Youth Ministry Virtual Coaching Network: Helen.firstname.lastname@example.org
For Young Adults...Take a Gap Year in Toledo, Ohio ALT (Abundant Life Together) Year: http://altyear.org
Eli Lilly For Clergy: Click Here
Thrivent For Lutherans: Click Here
Wheatridge Ministry Grants: Click Here
Online Youth Ministry Resources (Mostly Free!)
www.about.com Type in "Christian Teens"
Other Lutheran Resources
LEAD (Living Everyday as Disciples)...Validating Congregational Ministry with Children, Youth, and Families: http://waytolead.org/
LOMO: Camp Table Graces
This step by step guide can save you countless hours during the process of creating or updating a congregational best practices safeguarding system regarding minors.
If you have questions know that you can contact the Director of Youth & Family Ministry in the synod office at email@example.com.
Websites Worth Checking Out
http://www.textweek.com Corresponds to the Lectionary. This website corresponds to the Lectionary and will give you ideas on how to utilize the weekly readings.
Close Encounters Ministries