Justice for Women

Welcome to the Justice for Women resource page. This resource page provides you a visual way to explore and download the many types of resources we have available. You may also use our powerful search engine to find other resources not listed here. 

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Awareness Month Insert

Use this bulletin insert on a Sunday during the month of October to help raise awareness about domestic violence.

Awareness Month Insert

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Awareness Month Insert Spanish

Use this bulletin insert on a Sunday during the month of October to help raise awareness about domestic violence.

Awareness Month Insert Spanish

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Awareness Month Worship

Use these worship resources during the month of October to help raise awareness. The resource includes topical readings, hymns and prayers, and ELCA documents for study and guidance.

Awareness Month Worship

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Awareness Month Worship Spanish

Use these worship resources during the month of October to help raise awareness. The resource includes topical readings, hymns and prayers, and ELCA documents for study and guidance.

Awareness Month Worship Spanish

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Domestic Violence Poster 1

Print, fill out information and post this poster in restrooms and other accessible locations at churches, laundromats, community organizations, etc.

Domestic Violence Poster 1

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Domestic Violence Poster 2

Print, fill out information and post this poster in restrooms and other accessible locations at churches, laundromats, community organizations, etc.

Domestic Violence Poster 2

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General Insert

Use this bulletin insert on any Sunday during the year to raise awareness about domestic violence in your community.


General Insert

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Ministry With Abused

This resource provides information on domestic and intimate partner violence in the United States and Canada.

Ministry With Abused

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Ministry With Abused Spanish

This resource provides information on domestic and intimate partner violence in the United States and Canada.

Ministry With Abused Spanish

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Violence Theology Booklet

Written by Mary Pellauer, Ph.D., this booklet provides an introductory Lutheran theological analysis on intimate partner violence.

Violence Theology Booklet

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Violence Theology Booklet Spanish

Written by Mary Pellauer, Ph.D., this booklet provides an introductory Lutheran theological analysis on intimate partner violence.

Violence Theology Booklet Spanish

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Human Trafficking Introduction

This brochure provides information about the cycle of trafficking, a brief Lutheran theological introduction, examples of ELCA responses to trafficking, fast facts and suggestions for further action.

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Human Trafficking Insert

The insert includes a story, brief definition and educational component on the cycle of trafficking, and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline number for information and reporting.

Human Trafficking Insert

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Human Trafficking Introduction

Designed to be led for and by young people, these hour-long sessions are also easily adapted to beginner audiences.

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Human Trafficking Session 1

A first look at what human trafficking is and how our faith calls us to respond.


Human Trafficking Session 1

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Human Trafficking Session 2

A detailed assessment of the term "human trafficking," whom it affects and how to identify victims.



Human Trafficking Session 2

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Human Trafficking Session 3

A deeper look at some of the root causes of human trafficking and how they relate to vulnerability.



Human Trafficking Session 3

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Human Trafficking Session 4

An analysis of the role of demand in labor trafficking, how we contribute and what we can do.



Human Trafficking Session 4

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Human Trafficking Session 5

An analysis of the role of demand in labor trafficking, how we contribute and what we can do.



Human Trafficking Session 5

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Human Trafficking Session 6

A wrap-up of the series with reference to the ELCA's Social Message on Commercial Sexual Exploitation and an opportunity to create an action plan for your congregation. 

Human Trafficking Session 6

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Human Trafficking Introduction

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed annually on January 11. This resource includes topical readings, hymns, and prayers and ELCA documents for study and guidance.

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Call Leave Analysis

Keeping track of institutional practices has been one way of marking progress of the full inclusion of men and women in leadership in this church.

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Call the Laborers

Created by the Commission for Women in 1992, this resource assists congregations in exploring issues related to women in ordained ministry.

Call the Laborers

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First Call Analysis

Keeping track of institutional practices has been one way of marking progress of the full inclusion of men and women in leadership in this church.

First Call Analysis

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First Call Wait Analysis

Keeping track of institutional practices has been one way of marking progress of the full inclusion of men and women in leadership in this church.

First Call Wait Analysis

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Ordination Anniversary Survey

Keeping track of institutional practices has been one way of marking progress of the full inclusion of men and women in leadership in this church.

Ordination Anniversary Survey

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Womens Leadership Roundtable Evaluation

Keeping track of institutional practices has been one way of marking progress of the full inclusion of men and women in leadership in this church.

Womens Leadership Roundtable Evaluation

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Basic Vocabulary

A vocabulary sheet explaining key terms in the study of sexism and patriarchy.

Basic Vocabulary

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Discussion Questions For The Film Miss Representation

Discussion Questions For The Film Miss Representation

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Gender Knot Study Guide

This study guide to the book The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy, by Allan G. Johnson. offers readers reflections on the text and includes some theological references.

Gender Knot Study Guide

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Gender Analysis Brochure

Written by Mary Pellauer, Ph.D., this booklet provides an introductory Lutheran theological analysis on intimate partner violence.

Gender Analysis Brochure

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Gender Knot Study Guide

This study guide to the book The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy, by Allan G. Johnson, offers readers reflections on the text and includes some theological references.

Gender Knot Study Guide

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Humanity God's Image

The second series explores the ways we are all loved, known, chosen, forgiven and bidden by God.

Humanity God's Image

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Nuestras Voces, Nuestras Historias

This booklet of true stories, written by a variety of people across the ELCA, serves to encourage listening and dialogue about tough realities surrounding gender.

Nuestras Voces, Nuestras Historias

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Our Voices, Our Stories

This booklet of true stories, written by a variety of people across the ELCA, serves to encourage listening and dialogue about tough realities surrounding gender.

Our Voices, Our Stories

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Speaking of Sexism

In the first half of a 2-part series, participants study parts of the story of the Israelites in the wilderness and the Gospel of Mark in order to talk about resistance and readiness for change, power and privilege.

Speaking of Sexism

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A Study Guide For The Film Miss Representation

A Study Guide For The Film Miss Representation

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Annotated Bibliography

The first annotated bibliography of Lutheran women’s scholarship in areas of theology and beyond.

Annotated Bibliography

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