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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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Sowing seeds in the community

Sowing seeds in the community »

God’s practice of seedtime and harvest is at work among six Women of the ELCA units who took advantage of the Raising up Healthy Women and Girls health initiative seed grant program.

Support anti-trafficking efforts at the ELCA Youth Gathering

Support anti-trafficking efforts at the ELCA Youth Gathering »

Women of the ELCA is helping young Lutherans advocate against human trafficking in our exhibit space at the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit, July 15-19. Our goal is to inform 30,000-plus participants about our advocacy efforts to end human trafficking and about ways they can become agents of change in eliminating human trafficking in their communities.

Four steps to becoming an active unit

Four steps to becoming an active unit »

Are you interested in starting or reorganizing an active congregational unit or know a group that is? If the answer is yes, and you believe in the mission and purpose of the organization, you can become an active Women of the ELCA unit....
Women of the ELCA bring home four more awards

Women of the ELCA bring home four more awards »

Women of the ELCA took four awards at the 2015 Associated Church Press/Canadian Church Press convention awards ceremony in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on May 1....
Executive Board meets April 24-25

Executive Board meets April 24-25 »

The Women of the ELCA executive board met April 24-26 in suburban Chicago where they brainstormed the 2017 triennial gathering theme, met new staff members, and acted on referrals from the 2014 triennial convention....
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 Skip the Grid website. Watch a video related to the project.


Spring issue of Interchange available »

The Spring issue of Interchange should have arrived in at your church or home doorstep by now. Interchange is mailed to every ELCA congregation so please check with your church administrator to see if it arrived....
You are Called into Action

You are Called into Action »

When the voting members of the Ninth Triennial Convention met last July in Charlotte, N.C., they debated and discussed several social issues, resolving to involve all expressions of Women of the ELCA in addressing human trafficking, bullying, care of children, and solar power for a hospital in Liberia.

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