Resources for Troubled Times

from our sister, Lower Susquehanna Synod

If you are seeking resources to help make sense of the violence, hatred, and polarization of the last few weeks, we offer these links to help you address these difficult issues through lament, prayer, dialogue, and/or fasting. offers a wide selection of links to help respond to acts of violence.

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton addressed the shootings in Baton Rouge, La., and St. Paul, Minn., in a video message, urging members to show up and be present in communities that are suffering and in pain. Watch a service of lament held at ELCA offices in Chicago, along with other resources.

Resources from the ELCA Advocacy Office.

Excellent list of resources from Missio Alliance to help your congregation discuss race.