Women of the ELCA Blog

Do we need to make serious changes? »

Most of us turn on the faucet and like magic we have fresh, safe water to cook with, brush our teeth with, shower with and drink.

Living in Michigan and surrounded by the Great Lakes, I never gave water a second thought.

Then about 10 years ago, I was working with a confirmation class, and we decided

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Is it time to call it a day? »

Do we really need the Women of the ELCA?  Or is it time to call it a day?

Recently a dear friend of mine asked me this question. Then she reminded me that women have numerous roles in the church, including that of presiding bishop, synod bishop, pastor and deacon. I suppose she thought Women of

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Schedule your mammogram today! »

When was your last mammogram? Mine was last month.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I am one of the women who go every year for a mammogram because my grandmother and aunts all had breast cancer. My grandmother died when my dad was a teenager. My aunts were lucky enough to survive because of

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