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ELCA Portico Information

The ELCA Pension and other benefits program provides health, retirement, disability and survivor benefits presented as one comprehensive program to members.

  • Grand Canyon Synod Regional Representative: Andrea Arey

  • 800 Marquette Ave., Ste. 1050 / Minneapolis, MN 55402-2892

  • 949.338.9573 / 800.352.2876 ext. 4405


Congregational Planning Resources

  • Administrator calculators - Administrators can use the contribution amounts and compensation calculators for annual budgeting and planning.

Background Checks

To promote the safest and most secure environment possible, the ELCA and the Grand Canyon Synod strongly encourage our congregations to screen all employees and volunteers, both new and existing, especially those who interact with children.

For information about background checks for lay leaders and volunteers please contact the Synod office. 


Look for more information about the Grand Canyon Synod and Warner Trust grants program in summer of 2019.