Be a public church in your worship! Pray for your local state legislators during Sunday worship. Evangelical Lutheran Worship includes several examples under the heading “Civic Life, Government, Nations.”
Pray with and for those who are poor, vulnerable or suffering, for justice for them and for the perseverance of the faith community to address injustice.
Plan a LAMPa Sunday to lift up advocacy ministry in Pennsylvania. LAMPa staff can preach, teach or both.
For preaching on social issues, see these articles from the Journal for Lutheran Ethics.
Bless letters written to elected officials during a worship service. Find great tips from Bread for the World
ELCA World Hunger provides a variety of seasonal resources, including Advent, Lent and VBS, and general resources to be utilized in Christian Education and Worship. Access resources.
Advent 2020: Hope – Disrupt Worship Project. It’s been a hard year, and we don’t know what Advent is going to look like this year. Will we be able to gather in our churches, or will people be gathered in front of their computers to prepare for the arrival of Christ together? What havoc will this election bring? What will the world look like come Christmas? Learn more.
As we recognize the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we know that walls are still part of our reality. Breaking Down Walls worship resources may be accessed here.