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Good Shepherd has many books available for all ages groups! Get reading about Christianity by checking out a book today! Questions? Contact the church office, (608) 788-0450.


Resources

  • Augsburg Fortress – (Ministry of Publishing within the ELCA) – Augsburg Fortress is the official publishing house of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and also publishes for the Evangelical Lutheran in America. www.augsburgfortress.com
  • Book Of Faith – This site is a place for sharing all that is happening across the ELCA in relation to the Book of Faith Initiative. www.bookoffaithning.com
  • Churches for Middle East Peace – CMEP works to encourage US plicies that actively promote a just, lasting, and comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-conflict, ensuring security, human rights and religious freedom for all the people of the region. www.loppw.org
  • ELCA Disaster Response – Lutheran Disaster Response brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters in the United States and around the world. When the dust settles and the headlines change, we stay to provide ongoing assistance to those in need.www.elca.org/elcadisasterresponse
  • ELCA World Hunger – More than 800 million people – that’s 1 in 8 people in our world today – are hungry. As members of the ELCA, we are called to respond. We are a church that rolls up our sleeves and gets to work.
  • Fair Trade Coffee Project – The Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Coffee Project offers a fair, just and equitable marketplace for small-scale farmers around the world. www.lwr.org/fairtrade
  • Lutheran Campus Ministries of La Crosse – Lutheran Campus Ministry is a Lutheran ministry on campus that is not just for Lutherans! Here you will find friendships, Bible studies, worship, service opportunities, good food, and a place for you to explore your faith in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Your questions, wonderings, doubts, and opinions are honored here! www.lutherancampusministry.org
  • Lutheran World Relief – A ministry of Lutherans in the United States, serving communities living in poverty overseas. wwwlwr.org
  • Rice Dinner Project – We’ve all seen the pictures in the newspaper or magazine: a child dressed in rags sits on the ground, painfully thin, with large penetrating eyes looking directly into the camera. We quickly recognize that the child is hungry, and we can’t help but wonder, what can I do to help this poor little person? www.ricedinner.org
  • Searchable Online Bible – Enter the Bible passage, keyword, or topic. The Bible  at your fingertips. www.biblegateway.com
  • Sugar Creek Bible Camps – No matter your age, race, or income level, we have a program designed for you. Our programs run year-round! We hope that you will be one of our 1,300 residential summer campers, 1,200 day campers, 300 family campers, or 4,000 participants! www.sugarcreekbiblecamp.org
  • Text of the Week – Today’s passage is from the New International Version. Read by Max McLean. Provided by The Listener’s Audio Bible. www.biblegateway.com
  • The ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church In America) – We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person – questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God’s work in Christ’s name for the life of the world. www.elca.org
  • The La Crosse Area Synod – The La Crosse Area Synod is one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. There are over 38,100 baptized members in the synod and 74 churches. The synod covers an area from Blair, WI tp Wauzeka WI. www.lacrosseareasynod.org
  • The Lutheran Magazine – General interest publication of the ELCA. News articles and features, youth sections, letters and bulletin blurbs. www.thelutheran.org
  • Who Was Martin Luther? – A website completely devoted to Martin Luther. This is a perfect website if you want to research more about this individual. www.iclnet.org
  • Wisconsin Council of Churches – The WCC is a community of Christian denominations that covenant to engage in a common ministry focused of church unity, peacemaking, social and economic justice for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable residents, and revitalizing congregations. www.wichurches.org