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Proclaim300 Toolkit

Proclaim is Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries’ (ELM) professional community for Lutheran ministers and candidates who publicly identify as LGBTQIA+.

Photo by Emily Ann Garcia

It’s only since 2009 that the doors have been open to ordain publicly-out and partnered LGBTQIA+ leaders in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and now Proclaim is now nearing 300 members!

We’re marking this momentous occasion with a 3-month campaign Aug-Oct, and #Proclaim300 Week September 17-23, 2018. Get in on the action NOW!

We’ve created tools for you to join, give, and help ELM meet the 3 goals of #Proclaim300!

GOALS & TOOLS

Celebrate ELM’s Proclaim community. Raise each other up.

  1. SEND Gratitude cards & images to Proclaim members & allies LINK
  2. REPRESENT FB cover page images for #Proclaim300 Week LINK
  3. PRAY Video: Prayer of Co-Creation: LGBTQIA+ Community and the Church LINK

Build the momentum. Raise friends.

  1. LEARN Social media guidelines for spreading the word about #Proclaim300 LINK
  2. WATCH Info video to share: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dIPl96fel0
  3. SHARE #Proclaim300 announcement for church bulletins & newsletters LINK

See a map of congregations who have given to #Proclaim300: MAP

Grow our support! Raise funds: 300 gifts of $300

  1. RAISE Facebook Fundraiser sample LINK
  2. RECRUIT E-mail to forward, asking others to contribute LINK
  3. CALL Call script to call for an ask LINK

PHOTOS TO SHARE

Here are several images you can use to help promote #Proclaim300. All photos are by ELM Board Co-chair Emily Ann Garcia: www.emilyanngarcia.com

View Photos: LINK