ALOA Books

As a part of its commitment to adult ministry, ALOA created a “Passing on the Faith” series. These books are resources that support grandparents and church leaders in telling their faith stories to the next generation.

 LessonsLessons I Learned in Life by Rev. Robert J. L. Zimmer, is a series of essays related to the values and ideals that one retired pastor wrote for his grandchildren. Published by ALOA, the book’s topics are excellent as discussion starters for youth groups. It also makes an ideal gift for a young person (12 or older) you care about.  Cost: $10 plus $3 for postage. Purchase by mail (see below) or contact us at aloa4u@gmail.com.

Grand DaysGrand Days: Ideas for sharing faith moments between grandparents and grandkids.  Lutheran grandparents share their kid-tested ideas for fun activities that help foster cross-generational relationships. Published by Group Publishing, Loveland, CO, the book lists for $21.99. ALOA offers the book at a discounted price of $15, plus $3 for postage. Purchase by mail (see below) or contact us at aloa4u@gmail.com.

The Power of Asset Mapping:  How Your Congregation Can Act on Its Gifts. Limited Edition, signed by the author. Luther K. Snow is the inventor and developer of Asset Mapping, the quick and simple action tool for face-to-face group collaboration and transformation. This book outlines his easy-to-use concept and can empower your congregation to grow ministry, people, funds and spirit with the assets you already have. Includes tips, techniques, stories and lessons drawn from the experience of diverse congregations. 128 pages. Cost: $18.00, plus $3 for postage. Purchase by mail (see below) or contact us at aloa4u@gmail.com.

To order ALOA publications, send request with check to: ALOA Operations Center, PO Box 4367, Clearwater, FL 33758. For information, call 1-800-930 ALOA (2562).