Seeds for the Parish

News for leaders of the ELCA

Seeds for the Parish is a free, quarterly newspaper, mailed to lay and rostered leaders within the ELCA. Each issue contains articles that provide congregational leaders with insights, ideas and tools to assist them in a variety of ministries including worship, Christian education, stewardship, evangelism, youth ministries, social ministries, leadership and more.

All rostered and lay leaders (identified by the Congregational Leadership Directory) are automatically subscribed to receive this publication. If you’re not currently getting this resource in your mailbox but would like to, please send us an email.

You may also view and download electronic copies of past issues.


Seeds Monthly is an e-newsletter digest designed to provide timely, relevant updates from the churchwide organization. It highlights new and helpful resources, upcoming events, ideas for ministry and more.

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