Living Our Baptism – “Proclaim the good news of God in Christ through word and deed” (Third Gift)
NEW! Welcome One Another: A Handbook for Hospitality Ministers by Paul Hoffman
NEW! The Very Best Story Ever Told: The Gospel with American Sign Language by Robin Currie – A picture book that tells the Gospel Story and teaches the reader how to share the same story using American Sign Language
NEW! Confirmation Project: Apostles’ Creed Photo Essay (CENetwork Resource) a way for confirmation students to creatively explore one of the creeds, which Christians use to proclaim their faith
NEW! I Am God’s Storyteller by Lisa M. Hendey – A storybook that encourages children to share God’s story with others.
Link to ELCA Explanation of “Proclaim the good news of God in Christ through word and deed”
Link to ELCA eTips for Hospitality and Evangelism, which can be used for reflections at meetings and bulletin inserts
A Story Worth Sharing by Kelly A Fryer, editor, with discussion questions
Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren
That Reminds Me: Family Story-Starters for Passing on the Faith by Jean Brown Eittreim
The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God's Goodness Around You by Shannon Martin is a book about paying attention to those around us and discerning God’s call right where we are.
Always in Rehearsal: The Practice of Worship and the Presence of Children by James H. Ritchie, Jr. describes ways to welcome and include children in worship.