Living Our Baptism - Five Gifts of Discipleship Resources

Living Our Baptism - Five Gifts of Discipleship Resources

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. 

Link to “The Five Gifts of Discipleship and Stewardship

Living Our Baptism: Five Gifts of Discipleship – A Conversation with Rev. Brenda Smith, Director of Faith Practices and Book of Faith.  This video interview gives an overview of the Five Gifts and a background on why it was developed.

Link to ELCA Living Our Baptism Music and Prayers

Link to ELCA Living Our Baptism . . . Personal Inventory: Inward, Outward Gifts of Discipleship

Christian Education Network Devotions on the Five Gifts of Discipleship (CENetwork Resource)  – Read through these devotions on your own, with a partner, or join our video discussion.

An Invitation to Reflect Together - Using the Christian Education Network Devotions on the Five Gifts of Discipleship, we invite you to join with others and reflect on what these mean in your own life and in your faith formation ministry

Link to Here We Stand Confirmation Resources – Did you know that every Here We Stand lesson contains an explanation of how the lesson connects to the five gifts?  Check out the Baptismal Connection in the Prepare section of each lesson.

Living Our Baptism Retreat

Exploring Baptism through Contemporary Christian Songs

Link to Life of Faith Initiative Resource: An Intergenerational Curriculum Based on Affirmation of Baptism by Craig L. Nessan 

Five Gifts of Discipleship Icons  in .png format.  If .jpg works better for you or you prefer icons with a transparent background, please contact us! (CENetwork Resource)

Five Gifts of Discipleship Bottlecap Cross Craft (CENetwork Resource) 

Living Our Baptism Activity Centers (Nebraska Synod)  

Link to ELCA Living Our Baptism Implementation Guide Five Gifts of Discipleship

Link to ELCA Living Our Baptism Bible Studies: Five Gifts of Discipleship - How Do We Live Our Baptism 

Exploring Our Baptismal Promises – A Lenten Devotional for Families (CENetwork Resource)

Link to ELCA Living Our Baptism . . . New Member Orientation with Five Gifts

Link to ELCA Daily Faith Practices Bible Studies incorporating the Five Gifts of Discipleship and the Second Lesson from the Lectionary