Learning Strategies for "Living Our Baptism"

Celebration of Baptism - General

NEW! On the Day You Were Baptized by Taylor Young is a memory book for parents for this special day.

Celebration of Baptism - General Resources 

Living Our Baptism - Five Gifts of Discipleship Resources

NEW! Look to these past ELCA Educational Planners for additional ideas about how to encourage discipleship.  The page provides pdfs of program planners “Fanning the Flames of Discipleship,” “Stir Us to Deeper Discipleship,” and “Proclaiming the Story” as well as others. 

More Living Our Baptism - Five Gifts of Discipleship Resources

Living Our Baptism – “Serve all people following the example of Jesus” (Fourth gift)

NEW! Maybe I Can Love My Neighbor Too by Jennifer Grant is a storybook about showing kindness to our neighbors.

NEW! Link to “I Can Love My Neighbor” Bingo card based on the storybook Maybe I Can Love My Neighbor Too by Jennifer Grant.

NEW! Link to “Ministry Fairs: Incorporating Gifts of the Spirit” by Lisa Brown at Building Faith discusses helping people find their “superpower” in serving the church and the world.

NEW! Link to Vibrant Faith @ Home . . . Love Your Neighbor Jar, an activity to remind us to serve and share with our neighbors throughout the year.

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Living Our Baptism - Seasonal and Thematic

NEW! Link to Vibrant Faith @ Home . . . Halloween Thank You, a family activity to show neighbors gratitude at Halloween  

NEW! Link to Volunteer Match and find a place to serve at Thanksgiving or at other times of the year  

More Living Our Baptism - Seasonal and Thematic Resources

Background Readings

NEW! Link to “Let There be Acolytes! 10 Hidden Benefits for Young People” by Lisa Brown at Building Faith

NEW! Link to Vibrant Faith @ Home . . . Evaluating Your Service – Reflecting on Your Service

More Background Readings