St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wethersfield, CT

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 Miscellaneous Web Site Resources

Online references for your information

Synodical, National, and other Lutheran sites

www.nesynod.org
Official website of the New England Synod, ELCA

www.elca.org
ELCA.org: The Official ELCA Website. Incredible resource for congregations and their members.

www.lutheranworld.org
Lutheran World Federation

http://www.lwr.org
Lutheran World Relief


Christian Advocacy and Justice Sites

www.one.org
Official website of the ONE campaign


Youth Resources

http://www.elcaymnet.org
ELCA Youth Ministry Network Online

http://www.elca.org/gathering/
2018 ELCA Youth Gathering

http://www.youthspecialties.com
Ecumenical Youth Ministry Resources

http://www.grouppublishing.com
Group Publishing: Ecumenical Youth Ministry Resources


Devotional, Bible Study and other Christian Resources

Project Wittenberg
Project Wittenberg is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans. Here you will find all manner of texts from short quotations to commentaries, hymns to statements of faith, theological treatises to biographies, and links to other places where words and images from the history of Lutheranism live.

Project Wittenberg: Selected Works of Martin Luther
Go straight here for an incredible selection of Luther's many writings.  

American Bible Society
American Bible Society's mission today is to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message.

American Bible Society: Bible Resources
Want to begin to understand the Bible? This is a great place to begin, even if you are a novice. Many helpful resources available!

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Classic Christian books in electronic format.  Includes classic Christian writings, dictionaries, and other work that is in the public domain. Check out the recommended section for works by St. Augustine, John Bunyan, G. K. Chesterton, Jonathan Edwards, George Fox, St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. John of the Cross, Thomas Kempis, William Law, and Brother Lawrence

The Text This Week
Excellent lectionary, scripture study, and worship links and resources.

The Journey With Jesus Foundation
Daniel B. Clendenin, PhD., explores the Sunday lessons with references to current events, art and poetry. This is a great site to bookmark.

Living Lutheran
Living Lutheran is the ELCA's award-winning monthly publication. Excellent resource for ELCA Lutherans and other Christians


Women

http://www.womenoftheelca.org/
Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Lutheran Fraternal Organization

http://www.thrivent.com
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (formerly Lutheran Brotherhood and Aid Association for Lutherans)

 Wedding and Funeral information

PDF references you can download and print

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Fees for Weddings and Funerals
A two-page document summing up fees related to weddings and funerals, as approved by the Congregation Council, April 2015.

A Guide for your Wedding
A seven-page document describing the full overview from the very beginning stages. A good reference if you've just decided to get married. Great for planning all the details from premarital counseling, to the size of your wedding, to the details of the event itself. Use this guide in conjunction with Options for your Wedding, below, which provides a detailed look at the service itself.

Wedding Information Form
This two-page form will help you gather all the information necessary to plan your wedding at St. Paul's. Once complete, pass this information to the Pastor at your earliest convenience.

wedding bouquet

Options for your Wedding
This 12-page document lays out the finer details of the service. Use this guide in conjunction with A Guide for your Wedding, above, which provides an overview of everything.

image courtesy of NASA

Suggested readings for your wedding
This nine-page document picks up from the brief list of suggested readings given on the last page of Options for your Wedding. Here you'll find a number of readings, in their entirety, which you may wish to use at your wedding.