Resources are available for child-abuse victims and caregivers of those who have suffered physical, emotional, psychological and/or sexual trauma. Clergy mandatory reporting guidelines, pastoral care rites, prayers and the article “Loving the Abused” are included.
Resources are offered for individuals facing domestic violence, including physical, verbal, emotional, sexual and/or economic abuse. Also available are pastoral care rites, prayers, a theological statement and the booklet “Has God Abandoned Me?”
The LCMS offers a theological approach for thinking about immigration issues and engaging with a congregation’s or individual’s immigrant neighbors. Resources include audio interviews, articles, documents and organizations available to help.
These resources offer a Biblical understanding of God’s gift of marriage between a man and woman. Learn about the value and joy of marriage, why it is special, and how Christ serves others through it. Resources include talking points on the sanctity of marriage.
In response to intrusions by government in the realm of the church, the Synod’s “Free to be Faithful” campaign aims to educate and inspire informed action to protect religious freedom and all the cultural issues that pertain to it.