Links from United Lutheran Church

Pastor Tom DoddHere's a small collection of links that may be of interest to Lutherans and other folks who use this site. A quick look around reveals that there are hundreds of related Web sites out there -- we haven't tried to be comprehensive, but if we're missing an obvious link, please let us know. The presence of a link on this page doesn't mean that the site it links to is endorsed by the congregation or leadership of United Lutheran Church. On the contrary, links were chosen by the webmaster while nobody responsible was watching. Please send a note to the webmaster if you encounter problems with any of these links, or if you want to add a link that you think other users will find useful or entertaining.

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  • Pastor Tom has a blog that includes pictures of United activities!
  • "In The Year Of Our Lord" is a collection of original songs, hymns, canons, and Psalms written by Pastor Tom Dodd and Music Director Philip Bayles. On this page is a sampling of pieces from the collection with ready-to-print PDF files for use in worship.
  • United Lutheran Church educators maintain an education calendar that is used to schedule and coordinate education-oriented activities.
  • The home page of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) contains links to an assortment of useful resources.
  • The website for the Oregon Synod of the ELCA has regional church news and a variety of resources.
  • Augsburg Fortress is the publishing house of the ELCA.
  • The Lutheran is the magazine of the ELCA.
  • The Little Lutheran is a publication of The Lutheran magazine and is a great resource for children and for adults who are seeking to articulate faith in their home.
  • Living Lutheran offers a daily blend of stories, culture, and community centered around what it means to "live Lutheran."
  • The Poverty and Justice Bible includes in-depth studies and practical suggestions on what we can do to tackle poverty and injustice in our world today.
  • "Good Sam's," the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, has a long-standing relationship with United. United's intern pastor is the chaplain at the Good Sam's care center in Eugene.
  • Camp Lutherwood is an outdoor ministry of the Lutheran Congregations of Oregon and Southwest Washington that serves the congregations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and other Lutheran congregations.
  • Southtowne Living Center is an Alzheimer's and dementia care facility with a support group that meets at United.
  • Habitat for Humanity invites people of all backgrounds, races, and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need.
  • FOOD for Lane County solicits, collects, rescues, grows, prepares and packages food for distribution throughout Lane County with a network of social service agencies and programs. They aim to eliminate hunger in Lane County through public awareness, education and community advocacy.
  • ChurchRodent is a fascinating glossary of Christian history. It's being remodeled, so plan to use your browser's Back button to get around the site. Once it's fully interlinked, it will be easy to spend a lot of time there learning things you should already know.
  • A history of Martin Luther and the Reformation is provided on this excellent German site. This link is to the English version, but the site's also available in German, Dutch, and Hungarian, if you want.