Tag: education

Information Sources on Hunger and Development Issues

Basic Resources: Bread for the World: www.bread.org/ outstanding hunger education and advocacy group InterAction: www.interaction.org major coalition of 150 development groups; offers reliable analysis Church World Service: www.cwsglobal.org/ good hunger…

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Peaceful Worship and Congregational Life

Worship and Devotional Peace Resources Day of Prayer for Peace, Sept. 21, bulletin insert Peacemaking Possibilities Peace Worship – Provides a variety of resources including prayers, litanies, songs, and a…

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Handling Conflict in Service Programs

By Glen Gersmehl with input from volunteers, leaders and trainers in LPF’s Volunteer Support Project. In our work assisting volunteers in food banks community meals, and homeless programs, a common…

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Strengthening Lutheran Responses to Hunger and Homelessness

In the past 4 years, faith-based efforts to alleviate hunger, poverty, and homelessness have been challenged as the economic downturn increased the number of people in need, stretched available resources,…

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Being Mary and Being Martha, for Peace!

Do you think of yourself as Mary in Luke 10: 38-42 (sitting at Jesus’s feet to learn and enjoy his company) or Martha (distracted by many tasks and feeling hassled)? …

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Activity and Discussion Guides

This list includes LPF’s most popular and effective activities and resources. Many are newly revised. The first section lists background and enrichment resources (A-F). Section two presents tested activities and…

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Resources for Students and Young Adults

New Media for Parents, Teachers, and Youth Useful links and insights on new media, computer games, books and more. The Path of Hope (Wall of Hope) Over 100 peace and…

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Notable Peacemakers

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) is known for his leadership role in the Confessing Church, efforts on behalf of peace and justice, opposition to antisemitism, and writings on theology and ethics in…

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Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers

Racism and prejudice are fundamental causes of conflict and violence in the world. Churches have an important role to play in encouraging positive ways of handling conflict, bringing people together…

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New Media for Parents, Teachers, and Youth

Four resources offer concise information on several of the most pressing concerns among parents and young people today. Each offers a brief description of the most useful sources, web links,…

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