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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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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....
Newly-formed executive board meets, deliberates

Newly-formed executive board meets, deliberates »

The churchwide executive board for the 2014-2017 triennium held its first meeting in Chicago, October 17-18.

Bishop's address now available on Youtube

Bishop's address now available on Youtube »

Bishop Eaton's address from the Ninth Triennial Gathering, Charlotte, N.C., July 25, 2014.

Katie's Fund exceeds goal, continues growth

Katie's Fund exceeds goal, continues growth »

Katie’s Fund has exceeded the goal of reaching $1 million prior to the Ninth Triennial Gathering, and stood at $1,051,112 at the beginning of the event. "What if $1 million is just the beginning?” asked Emma Crossen, director for stewardship and development.


Women of the ELCA concludes convention »

Bishop Eaton meets people

Esther Prabhakar, Northern Illinois, and other delegates greet ELCA presiding bishop Elizabeth Eaton


CHARLOTTE, N.C. –The Ninth Triennial Convention of Women of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) concluded here July 24 with the installation of new officers and members of the Women of the ELCA churchwide executive board. The convention, which took place at the Charlotte Convention Center July 22-24, is Women of the ELCA's highest legislative authority with delegates elected by each of the 64 synodical women's organizations.

Delivering her final report July 22 as president of Women of the ELCA, Jennifer Michael told the convention, “I am continuing to grow into who God has meant me to be. And it could never have happened, never have happened, without being a participant in Women of the ELCA.”

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