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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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The dance is on

The dance is on »

Representatives of Women of the ELCA’s synodical organizations met in Chicago Feb. 20-22 where they gave more than $4,200 in gift cards to a local organization that works to end human trafficking in Chicago.

You are invited to buy diapers

You are invited to buy diapers »

Women of the ELCA groups are invited to join ELCA youth in collecting diapers for their in-kind gifts to Detroit. Connect with young people in your congregation who are going to the 2015 ELCA Youth Gathering to find out how you can help. Perhaps a gift of money would be easiest for the youth to carry. If so, they could buy diapers in Detroit and help its economy. Read the article from the March issue of Gather magazine.

Put Phebe Hospital on the grid

Put Phebe Hospital on the grid »

The Northeastern Minnesota SWO is working with the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) to bring electricity to Phebe Hospital in Liberia. The synod is attempting to raise $200,000 as a part of a project to offer solar power to Phebe Hospital. More information can be found on the synod’s website. A story about the project is in the Pine Lakes Echo Journal.

Making a fashion comeback

Making a fashion comeback »

It seems pillowcase dresses are making a fashion comeback. And Women of the ELCA in Waterloo, Iowa, are the initiators. An article in the Feb. 23 issue of Huffington Post lifts up the fashion design of the congregations of Our Savior's, Redeemer and Zion Lutheran churches who aim “to make a difference in the lives of girls half way around the world.”

Epiphany: Unfolding the discovery

Epiphany: Unfolding the discovery »

Just like friends, epiphanies come in many shapes and sizes. Like friends, you never know when or where you might experience an epiphany, perhaps one that will even change your life! Explore epiphanies in our resource, Epiphany: Unfolding the Discovery....
Thank God, and let's get going!

Thank God, and let's get going! »

Will you join our executive director in making a generous year-end gift to Women of the ELCA?...
Bring an end to gender-based violence

Bring an end to gender-based violence »

"It is more important than ever for us to join together in one strong voice and say enough to gender-based violence and its root causes of discrimination, inequality, and violations of economic and social rights,” says Dr. Radhika Balakrishnan, Executive Director of the Center for Global Women's Leadership, global coordinator of the 16 Days Campaign....
It's all about #AdventAction

It's all about #AdventAction »

How will you be observing Advent this year? We've got some great suggestions....
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