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News & Announcements

Here you can learn what is happening now and in the near future with Women of the ELCA. From synodical events to the triennial gathering, we’ll keep you up to date on all of our news and events.

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Hitting the streets

Hitting the streets »

Eager to warn churches in the Metro D.C. area about the reality of human trafficking in their communities, the Metropolitan Washington D.C. synodical women’s organization hit the streets.

100 years of bold service

100 years of bold service »

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, Minn., celebrated Bold Women’s Day, Feb. 26, by honoring its 100-year-old quilting group, Mission Quilters.

Are you ready for the summer Bible study

Are you ready for the summer Bible study »

This summer, you can take part in a three-session Bible study written by Kelly Fryer and published in Gather, the magazine of Women of the ELCA.

Five ways to avoid email scams requesting money

Five ways to avoid email scams requesting money »

Recently, Women of the ELCA synodical women's conventions have experienced email scams asking for money. In one case, a scammer sent an email to the SWO treasurer in the name of the SWO president, asking for money to be wired.

Women of the ELCA's director for justice retires

Women of the ELCA's director for justice retires »

Inez Torres Davis, director for justice for Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America since 1997, announced her retirement effective March 15, 2017.

March is Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month »

Women's History Month is a time to recognize the contributions women have made over the centuries....
Executive director shares 30 loves and hopes

Executive director shares 30 loves and hopes »

Women of the ELCA will celebrate a milestone in June—30 years of ministry, Linda Post Bushkofsky, executive director of the organization, told synodical women’s organization presidents gathering in Chicago Feb. 16-19....
Advocates for change

Advocates for change »

“You are changing the lives of women and children in your communities and around the world,” Patti Austin told synodical women's presidents gathered in Chicago in February....
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