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Lutherans Against Bullying (LAB) is a growing resource to address bullying issues from a faith perspective.  Reverend Cindy Crane received a grant from Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries to work with a team in the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin as a called position.

Travis Currier presenting information about racial based bullying from our
February 13, 2016 event at St. John's in Madison 

Meet the LAB Team:
Miriam Mueller-Owens, Co-Chair,
     St. John’s Lutheran Church,Madison
Jen Kooistra, Co-Chair,
     Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Horeb
Travis Currier, Lakeview Lutheran Church, Madison
Sierra Mueller-Owens, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Madison

We like the acronym LAB because we are a sort of laboratory in understanding bullying prevention from a faith perspective, and offering resources and workshops.

Thank you to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Madison for being a fiscal sponsor for LAB. Any donations you would like to make to this ministry can be made out to St. John’s Lutheran Church with LAB in the memo.
     St. John’s Lutheran Church
     322 E Washington Ave.
     Madison, WI 53703


Agenda of February 13, 2016 workshop

Book Reviews
Click here to download reviews of these books.
Title: Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression
        in Girls
Author: Rachel Simmons
Copyright year: 2002

Title: No More Bullies: For Those Who Wound or are
Author: Frank Peretti
Copyright year: 2000

Title: Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing
        and Hope
Author: Olivia Gardner with Emily and Sarah Buder
Copyright year: 2008

Title: Bullying: A Spiritual Crisis
Author: Ronald Hecker Cram
Copyright year: 2003

Title: An Empowering Companion to the Acclaimed
       Film Bully:An Action Plan for Teachers, Parents,
       and Communities to Combat the Bullying Crisis
Author: edited by Lee Hirsch & Cynthia Lowen
       with Dina Santorelli
Copyright year: 2012

CyberbullyingCyber-bullying Presentation


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“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.” John 13:34

"Are We On the Same Page?"
Click here to download this PowerPoint Presentation.

Additional Resources on Anti-LGBT Bullying
From a Faith Perspective

Sunday Morning Resource 4 Weel Plan Click here to download.

Kate Miller-Heidke, Australian Singer & Anti-Bullying Advocate
Caught in the Crowd

Independence:  A Family of Services with types of bullying  
Anti-Bullying PSA

Lutherans Concerned North America works for full inclusion of LGBTQ people in all aspects of life of their church and congregations

United Church of Christ ("Bullying: What can we do to stop it?") 

Secular Resources
Click here for a list of Secular Anti-Bullying Resources.

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