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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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Communication efforts receive 8 awards

Communication efforts receive 8 awards »

Eight digital and print communication pieces of Women of the ELCA were honored by the Religion Communicators Council, including Cafe and Bold Connections.

Celebrating Women's History Month

Celebrating Women's History Month »

Looking for ways to celebrate Women's History Month in your women's group? We've collected up several ideas to jumpstart your planning.


Engaging the triennial gathering theme

Engaging the triennial gathering theme »

The next five months will be filled with exciting preparations for the Ninth Triennial Gathering. Will you collect in-kind gifts, knit or crocht a prayer shawl or make a challenge quilt? Read on for more details on all three!


Celebrating Bold Women's Day

Celebrating Bold Women's Day »

Women of the ELCA's annual Bold Women's Day is Sunday, February 23, 2014. When it comes to celebrating Bold Women's Day, let your imagination and creativity take the lead. Involve the women of your congregational unit or invite all the women of your congregation to participate. You can expand your celebrations to include women of other congregations or throughout your community. We've collected up some ideas as a starting point. See where your bold thinking takes you in celebrating Bold Women's Day 2014.


Helping those in the Philippines

Helping those in the Philippines »

Super Typhoon Haiyan has caused massive destruction throughout the Philippines. You can offer financial help through Lutheran Disaster Response....
Advent resource explores Mary, Jesus and 1,000 days

Advent resource explores Mary, Jesus and 1,000 days »

Connect your Advent preparations with your commitment to the 1,000 Days Movement with Mary's Story, a free four-part Bible study available from Bread for the World....
Planning webinars for World Day of Prayer announced

Planning webinars for World Day of Prayer announced »

Streams in the Desert is the theme for the 2014 World Day of Prayer, prepared by women in Egypt. Get planning for your March 7 service with a free webinar.

News from the October 2013 executive board meeting

News from the October 2013 executive board meeting »

The churchwide executive board of Women of the ELCA met October 19-20 2013, adopting a budget for FY2014, filling three business committees for the Ninth Triennial Convention, and extending a fourth term to the executive director, among other things.

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