Churchwide and Global Ministry

SERVING THE WORLD

T-SHIRT DRESSES PROJECT provides patterns and support to anyone who would like to make t-shirt dresses which are sent with congregation members as they travel to places around the world where the dresses may be needed. Linda Corr lcorr2000@yahoo.com

HELPING HANDS takes a monthly collection of items to send to those in need.  Donations may be placed in the Helping Hands baskets located in the narthex of the sanctuary and the foyer of the Faith Center.  Among the programs being served are the Rwanda School Project and Soles for Souls.

THE ELCA MALARIA CAMPAIGN works through Lutheran Churches in Africa and is uniquely positioned to provide mosquito nets, insecticides, medication, health care, education, and more to help eliminate deaths from this disease – for good!  Marilyn Lapkass mglapkass@gmail.com

THE ELCA WORLD HUNGER PROGRAM is a comprehensive and sustainable program that addresses the root causes of hunger and poverty. www.elca.org/hunger

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA provides support services and compassionate guidance to more than 2,000 individuals throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento region. www.lssnorcal.org

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF is an international relief agency which serves worldwide on behalf of all Lutheran branches, including the ELCA. www.lwr.org

PACIFIC LUTHERAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, located in Berkeley, California, is one of eight seminaries of the ELCA, a founding member of the Graduate Theological Union, and a graduate school of California Lutheran University. www.plts.edu

THE RWANDA SCHOOL PROJECT – ELCA missionary Robin Strickler founded a junior-senior high school in Rwanda, an African nation rebuilding after war and genocide. www.rwandaschoolproject.org

WORLD VISION is an international relief agency dedicated to eradicating poverty and providing emergency services in impoverished countries. www.worldvision.org