Resources for Congregations

Office of Church Relations


  • Lutheran Leadership Award Scholarship (GACAC member congregations only)
  • Matching Church Grant Scholarship
  • Chaplains Leadership Scholarship (participants of STEP UP or Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics will be eligible for one scholarship)

Partners Program: Worship & Education Ministry Resources

  • Adult Education speakers
  • Youth Group speakers
  • Music Ensembles
  • Pulpit Supply
  • Gustavus Youth Outreach (Printable Reservation Form)


  • Adult Retreats
  • Confirmation Retreats (Printable Reservation Form)
  • Youth Retreats (Printable Reservation Form)
  • GACAC Retreat Center Information
  • Gustavus Youth Hostel Information
  • Pastoral Sabbath Retreats

Other Resources

  • Exploring Religious Questions Series (education event for adults and youth)
  • STEP UP Leadership Workshop (senior high school youth)
  • Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics (summer program for high school youth)