What's New in the Resource Library

What's New in the Resource Library


New material on baptism and grieving is now available.  Description of the material is listed below.  If you are interested in these topics, the Resource Library has many more items.  Please go to the Resource Library's online catalog>>and in the description box type 'baptism' or 'grief'.

Holy Baptism DVD

In this powerful new DVD presentation, a prominent Lutheran pastor and an acclaimed Catholic theologian and priest team to introduce parents, educators, godparents, and family members to the meaning of holy baptism and its role in churches today. They answer common questions:
Why do we baptize?
Why did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?
When did the Church begin baptizing infants?
What’s the role of a godparent?
How is ritual important?

Authoritative, lively, and full of video examples of baptisms, Pastor Stendahl and Father Scirghi then walk through the “Five essential parts of the ritual of baptism,” one-by-one, in detail, explaining what each step means. They answer tough questions that Christians have today about this sacrament, explain what it means to “remember” our baptism, and how, as Christians, our baptism carries us through until our death.  Click>> to order.

My Baptism Book

Baptism is one of the most important events in a child's life, and My Baptism Book contains prayers, poems, scriptures and blessings to mark the occasion. Gentle, enchanting illustrations bring to life the simple teachings about God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit that are appropriate for the youngest of children. The message of My Baptism Book is one of God's eternal love and care. Reccommended for ages 0-8. Click>> to order.

Grieving the Sudden Death of a Loved One: Guidance for When the Unthinkable Occurs DVD

When someone we love suddenly dies, we are stunned. We had no preparation and no time to gradually absorb the reality that our world was about to change dramatically. Because this type of loss is so disruptive, recovery almost always is complicated. This video is for those who have suffered a sudden loss through a medical disruption, suicide, homicide, accident, military death, or an unexplained death. Through expert advice and personal testimony, this video will offer support and encouragement for rebuilding your life after such a devastating loss.

Grieving the Sudden Death of a Loved One provides a full hour of support, wisdom, and counsel from experts of many backgrounds.  Topics include: the impact of a sudden death, pain of reality, yielding to the season of grief, everyone grieves in their own way, how children grieve, our environment influences how we grieve, circumstances affect grief, working through grief, grief can affect us physically, how to take care of yourself.  Click>> to order.