In this video, Dr. Anthony Bateza discusses the question: What does it meant be a Lutheran seeking justice through public policy today?Read More
In this video, Dr. Kirsi Stjerna discusses the question: Why have you chosen to focus on the Holocaust in your research?Read More
In this video, Dr. Mary Jane Haemig discusses the question: How does the Lutheran catechism equip people of faith for life in their communities?Read More
In this video, Dr. Wanda Deifelt discusses the question: What experiences have shaped your work as a theologian and advocate for justice?Read More
In this video, Dr. Carter Lindberg discusses the question: What is the difference between court prophets, who vindicate rulers, and authentic prophets, who hold leaders accountable to God?Read More
Between July 7-12, we were thrilled to have 120 campers and 35 counselors from 16 congregations across Arizona and Las Vegas for a fantastic week of faith formation and adventure!
Campformation’s new mission is to provide faith formation for 6th-12th grade youth in an outdoor setting. Campformation’s large team of pastors and youth leaders worked for months on this year’s Campformation experience.Read More
At recent synod assemblies, we celebrated the collective work we have done as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Two videos were shared with each assembly, and now we offer these same resources for you to share in your congregation. We hope these videos will inspire our ministry moving forward.Read More
In this video, see how Iglesia Luterana Agustina de Guatemala (ILAG) opened Casa Milagro in 2018 to provide education to young women from rural communities. This program is supported in part by your gifts to ELCA World Hunger. To learn more about how ELCA World Hunger is at work in more than 60 countries around the globe, visit ELCA.org/hunger.Read More
In theaters June 17 & 19, Emanuel features intimate interviews with survivors and family members of the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina four years ago.
Emanuel is a poignant story of justice and faith, love and hate, examining the healing power of forgiveness. Marking the fourth anniversary, EMANUEL will be in movie theaters across the country for two nights only. Watch the trailer on YouTube and book tickets at Fathom Events.Read More
Our advocacy in light of disasters intensified by climate change brought together a group of faith and community leaders for an event hosted in Washington, D.C. by ELCA Advocacy in the spring of 2019. The challenge may be seismic, but the Rev. Amy E. Reumann offered insight and guidance on contemporary issues and scriptural and church resources, preparing us to care in this storm.Read More
Watch the ELCA’s 2018 in Review on their YouTube channel. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is a church that shares a living, daring confidence in God's grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person--questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God's work in Christ's name for the life of the world.Read More
The Lutheran Church in Malaysia (LCM), a companion church of the ELCA, works alongside the indigenous Orang Asli people of West Malaysia. In this south-to-south partnership, Christ's love between LCM and the Orang Asli is lived out in many ways -including worship life, education, sustainable farming, land rights awareness and income generating projects. Watch the video »Read More
Deacon Adrainne Gray and her husband, Ben, are ELCA missionaries currently working alongside our companions in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land and the Lutheran World Federation's program in Jerusalem. In this vignette Adrainne and Ben reflect upon their work as bridge builders within and among communities - in the Holy Land and globally. Watch the video»Read More