Life Resources

LCMS Life Library

The LCMS has compiled a large number of resources on various life issues including: abortion, adoption, bioethics, child rearing, Christian ethics, Christian living, cloning, death, disabilities, domestic violence, euthanasia, family, marriage, miscarriage and stillbirth, post-abortion, procreation, sanctity of life, sexuality, suicide, suffering, Two Kingdoms, and vocation. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS

Life Issues Resources from Lutherans for Life

Lutherans for Life has various resources available on the topics of abortion, abortion and the church, adoption, after an abortion, bioethics, Christian responsibility, contraception, creation, crisis pregnancy, and end of life.  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS


Life Teams

Lutherans for Life encourages all congregations to start Life Teams. “A Life Team is a Gospel-motivated group of church members that communicates and shares the abundant love of Christ, in life issues within the church, and outward into the community. Members are equipped through specialized training to be a relational conduit of expertise and practical resources pertaining to the multifaceted aspects of life ministry.” Learn more about Life Teams and what they can do in your community HERE

    Below you will find various resources related to sanctity of life and abortion:

    Lutherans for Life
    Abortion and Recovery Resources: Word of Hope

    To help congregations and individuals respond to the needs of those around them who are considering or recovering from abortion, please contact Word of Hope, which provides after abortion care, pregnancy assistance, and spiritual care. 

    End-of-Life Resources

    CLICK HERE to download Synod’s document Mercy at Life’s End: A guide for laity and their pastors

    A variety of resources related to death and dying are available from Synod AT THIS LINK

    Parish Health Resource Library (topics such as disabilities, suffering/death, etc)

    A variety of health ministry topics produced by various Synod entities can be found AT THIS LINK

    Life Ministry Newsletters

    Sign up for LCMS Life Ministry newsletters HERE

    LCMS Life Ministry newsletter archive CLICK HERE

    Life News — Monthly Lutherans for Life bulletin insert CLICK HERE


    Pro Life Flyers and Brochures

    Please note: not all of the resources below are from LCMS organizations

    Abortion Pill Reversal flyer 

    Abortion Pill Reversal rack card in English and in Spanish

    Abortion and the Constitution

    How to Defend Pro-Life Views in 5 Minutes

    Pro-Life Apologetics

    The Pro-Life Martin Luther