With the rising popularity of online meetings, new LWML-themed backgrounds have been developed for use in Zoom meetings and other online platforms. These backgrounds could also be used as computer screensavers, backgrounds, or lock screens on desktop or laptop computers.

The following background themes are available to download.

Click on each link to view image, then right-click on the image and select the "save picture as" option to save to your computer.

General LWML backgrounds:

LWML logo on purple background
LWML logo on gold background
Stained glass windows in spiral
Three crosses at sunset
Cross and heart
Church in field in daytime
Church with night sky and stars
Purple feathers
Purple flowers
Purple palm leaves
Purple snow
Sunset on coastline

Backgrounds to promote 2023 LWML Convention:

Milwaukee, WI: city view from bridge
Milwaukee, WI: city view from water

Backgrounds to promote 2021–2023 LWML Mission Grants:

Field in North Dakota (for grant 1, Deaconess Ministry Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch)
Coastline at sunset in Maine (for grant 2, Healing the Invisible Wounds of War through Horses)
Cheetahs in grasslands in Africa (for grant 3, Thirst to Learn: Bible Books for Africa’s Children)
Autumn leaves with "LIFE" cut-out (for grant 4, Making the Next Generation of Disciples for Life)
World map with city lights (for grant 5, Helping Hands for Lutheran Deaf Outreach)
Wooden bridge in Illinois (for grant 6, Hope of Christ for Cancer Patients)
Suspension bridge and city in Siberia (for grant 7, Training Pastors to Serve the Church in Russia)
Stone bridge and city in Europe (for grant 8, Light of Christ in Eastern Europe)
Forest and mountains in Canada (for grant 9, Propelling the Gospel)
Flamingos in water in Africa (for grant 10, Educating Pastors in Africa)
City art walkway in Illinois (for grant 11, Redeeming Life Maternity Home, Illinois Expansion)
View from a small boat on water (for grant 12, Mercy Medical Care for Tanzania)
Frozen tundra (for grant 13, Gospel Outreach to Women and Children in Mongolia)
St. Louis arch in springtime (for grant 14, Caring for and Sharing Christ with Hurting People)
Suspension bridge in Texas (for grant 15, The Littlest and Least of These, Dallas, Texas)
Lake, pine trees, and mountains in Colorado (for grant 16, Bring the Inner-City Children to Camp)
Lighthouse on water in Peru (for grant 17, Spiritual and Physical Food for Children of Peru)
Digital interpretation of world globe (for grant 18, “Ends of Earth” Scholarships)
Architecture in India (for grant 19, Sharing Jesus’ Love in India)
Lighthouse in Michigan (for grant 20, Mission & Outreach to the Least of These)
Palm branches and water at sunset (for grant 21, Mercy House Belize Lutheran Campus)
Colorful woven African art (for grant 22, Ministry Vehicle Fund, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone)
Hot air balloons in evening (for grant 23, Showing God’s Love in the International District, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
TV broadcast test screen (for grant 24, Reaching the Homebound with God’s Word)
Crown of thorns and Bible (for grant 25, Missionaries to America Project)
Field and mountains in Idaho (for grant 26, Strengthening the Lutheran Mission to Kuna, Idaho)
Lion on tree in Africa (for grant 27, Expanding God’s Love in Uganda)
Mountains in California (for grant 28, Christ-Centered Materials for Hmong Language School and Outreach)

Instructions for adding a new virtual background after joining a Zoom meeting,

  1. On the bottom left of the meeting screen, click the arrow to the right of the video camera icon, then click “Chose virtual background”
  2. In the pop-up window, click the plus icon to the right of the text “Choose virtual background”, then click “add image”
  3. If you do not have a physical green screen, and if you have not previously used a virtual background, you will be prompted to download the smart virtual background package.
  4. Select the file that you would like to upload to Zoom to use as a background image.
  5. Select the new image that is now loaded as an option under “Choose virtual background” (note that the image will appear mirrored in the preview.)
  6. Close the setting window and return to the main meeting screen.

Alternate size backgrounds:

The above images should work for most uses. If uploading the above backgrounds results in a cropped image displayed, try these backgrounds sized for 4:3 aspect ratio webcams.

Click on each link to view image, then right-click on the image and select the "save picture as" option to save to your computer.

Alternate size general LWML backgrounds:

Lutheran church in Vik, Iceland alternate size
Hamburg, Germany alternate size
Stained glass windows in spiral alternate size
Three crosses at sunset alternate size
Open tomb with three crosses in background alternate size
Field of purple flowers alternate size
Little purple flowers alternate size
Purple and pink abstract background alternate size
LWML logo on gold background alternate size
LWML logo on purple background alternate size