Benefits of Membership

Benefits available to all LOM Individual and ELCA Outdoor Ministry Organizations:

  • LOM Annual Conference full of opportunities for education, networking, collaborating, and renewal
  • LTE: Leadership Training Events.  The Program Track is for ministry professionals who develop and deliver program and the Administrative Track is for directors and executives.
  • BTE: Board Training Events strengthen boards and give a “bigger picture”
  • PTE: Professional Training Events go deeper into things that matter to us who do this work
  • Jobsite- Ability to post resumes, job openings, job descriptions and to see and respond to job postings
  • Summer Camp Curriculum filled with resources developed each year
  • Mentoring for those entering OM or changing positions within their organizations or the network
  • Trends and statistical information related to the network, the ELCA, our cultural context
  • Access to Endorsed Education Events
  • Website that is an access port to explore LOM and all of its resources
  • Eligibility to host LOM events on their site – LTE, PTE, BTE
  • May seek “Endorsement” of educational events offered by LOM member sites/collaborators
  • Program, Best Practices and Technologies Exchange/Interchange online
  • A “Common Voice” speaking on behalf of LOM Members to:
  1. The ELCA and ministry partners within it
  2. Current and potential business partners – Thrivent Financial, Tech, Planning and Consulting
  3. Ecumenical and other partners and organizations – PCCCA, United Methodists, NCC, ACA

LOM is as strong and effective as its members make it. Get involved!

If you are not currently a member but would like more information, please contact our LOM Administrator. We will be happy to assist you!

phone-- 614-315-2340