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LOGA Legislative Update

September 1998



The Division for Church in Society (DCS) has a number of new resources available for

"Gambling: A Study for Congregations" (Order Code 69-4110) is a six session study. To order single copies contact DCS at 1-800-638-3522, ext.2715. Multiple copies are available for $1 each plus postage and handling from the Augsburg Fortress Publishers Distribution Service,

The Promise of Lutheran Ethics (Order Code 1-3132) is a nine chapter book in which ELCA
scholars and teachers explore distinctive Lutheran approaches to Christian ethics. Contact
Augsburg Fortress Publishers at 1-800-328-4648.

Come participate in a hearing on the new ELCA economic life statement, "Toward Sufficient,
Sustainable Livelihood For All."
To find out about a hearing in your area contact your Synod
office or David Scott in the Division for Church in Society at 1-800-638-3522, ext. 2715.

Also recommended...

"Genetic Testing and Screening: Critical Engagement at the Intersection of Faith and Science" (ISBN 1-886513-11-2 Available October 1998) is a collection of articles that explore the scientific, theological, ethical, and pastoral implications of genetic testing and screening.
Published by Kirk House Publishing, 1-612-835-1828.


Videos for Youth...

"Skin Deep," produced by Frances Reid, is a one hour video that chronicles a diverse and candid
group of college students regarding their attitudes and feelings about race. To order the video
call 1-800-343-5540.

"The Hating Pot" presents the culmination of a series of workshops held with teenagers about
bigotry. Distributed by Connecticut Public Television in a broadcast version and an educator's
version (including a teachers guide). For information, call your local public broadcasting station.

Lutheran World Relief Resource List 8/98 Catalog of Video, Print, Speaker and Display
Resources. Call 1-800- LWR-LWR2 or write LWR Resources, 10466 Plano Road, Dallas, Texas 75238. Fax 1-214-349-0538, or E-mail:


"The Twelfth National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: Engaging Communities: Joining Together for Safe Children and Strong Families," November 16-21, 1998, in Cincinnati, Ohio, issponsored by The Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN). Contact Twelfth National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5604 or call 301-589-8242.

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