Maybe we should say, “God’s work. Our hands … and our money!” Church is not and should not be all about money, and yet financial resources are necessary to accomplish the important work God calls us to do in our communities, our nation and the world. Mission Support that flows from congregations to synods and to our churchwide organization funds the ministries we all value so highly.

Download a study guide for “Mission Support: The lifeblood of the ELCA,” which appeared in Living Lutheran’s October 2018 print issue. The pdf contains four pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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