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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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Triennial gathering promoters selected

Triennial gathering promoters selected »

Women of the ELCA has selected 15 women to serve as triennial gathering promoter (TGPs) for its July 13-16, 2017, event in Minneapolis....
Ending world hunger by 2030

Ending world hunger by 2030 »

In a continuing effort to emphasize and end world hunger, Linda Post Bushkofsky, executive director of Women of the ELCA, endorsed a faith statement (below) on behalf of the organization. The statement pledges to end world hunger by 2030....
Tenth Triennial Gathering theme set

Tenth Triennial Gathering theme set »

“All Anew” is the theme for Women of the ELCA’s Tenth Triennial Gathering in Minneapolis, Minn., July 13-16, 2017. See the new logo....
Malaria campaign hits $15 million goal

Malaria campaign hits $15 million goal »

CHICAGO (ELCA) – The 3.8 million-member Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is celebrating a significant milestone in reaching a five-year goal of raising $15 million for the ELCA Malaria Campaign. And Women of the ELCA contributed almost $1 million to the campaign, said Audrey Novak Riley, director for stewardship for Women of the ELCA....
Region 6 tackles bullying issue

Region 6 tackles bullying issue »

Young people who take part in the Region 6 survey about bullying will be entered into a raffle for a chance to receive a $100 gift card. The survey should be completed by Aug. 30....
Are you a faithful friend?

Are you a faithful friend? »

“Faithful Friends” is an easy way for you (or your congregational unit or your synodical organization) to give monthly to Women of the ELCA by automatic withdrawal from your checking account or by automatic charge to your credit card....
Rise up to end human sex trafficking

Rise up to end human sex trafficking »

Joy, intrigue, surprise and concern. Those were some of the reactions from hundreds of youth who visited Women of the ELCA’s anti-sex trafficking exhibit in the Community Life area at the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit this summer....
Dolls with missing limbs give comfort to owners

Dolls with missing limbs give comfort to owners »

What does a toddler with no arms do when her mom gives her a doll? She hugs it lovingly with her legs, of course. Especially this doll: a doll with no arms. A doll that looks just like little Emily.

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