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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.

Looking for information about All Anew, our Tenth Triennial Gathering? Click here.

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Nominations open

Nominations open »

Nominations for Women of the ELCA leadership in the 2017-2020 triennium are being received through November 30, 2016. The nominating committee will consider nominations for secretary, treasurer and board members.

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Houston woman builds bridges in faith community

Houston woman builds bridges in faith community »

Nancy Agafitei knows how to plan events that help people explore their faith. As a former council president and Women of the ELCA circle vice president at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas, planning events was a task she took on regularly.

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Solar project fueled by higher power

Solar project fueled by higher power »

For Mary Jo Mettler, a trip to West Africa turned into an unexpected calling to help Phebe Hospital in Liberia get solar power.

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Join the coloring craze

Join the coloring craze »

Women of the ELCA has joined the craze and now offers three different coloring options, two of which are available free of charge.

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Ten ways to stay connected to WELCA

Ten ways to stay connected to WELCA »

If you are looking for support on your faith journey, we have many free resources for you.

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Color, pray, explore ‘All Anew’

Color, pray, explore ‘All Anew’ »

Women of the ELCA is diving deep into the coloring craze. And we invite you to join us by exploring the theme of the Tenth Triennial Gathering (2017) through devotion and coloring.

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New racial justice advocacy resources available

New racial justice advocacy resources available »

At a time when ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton is asking congregations to have conversations about race, Women of the ELCA has released three resources that can help....
Relationship is key to building church

Relationship is key to building church »

Many congregations and women’s groups are inclusive, spanning a few generations. Yet sometimes when I hear people say, “We need/want younger women in our church/women’s group,” it seems to come from a place of fear, rather than a place of mutual relationship building....
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