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The Gathering 2020

Following Jesus is messy. Loving one another is justice. We are not perfect. We are one body in Christ.

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Our Purpose Statement

“As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action, and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.”

Resurrection in our everyday lives

Children of the resurrection

In Luke 20:36, we are called “children of the resurrection.” Is this a reference to a future event, a resurrection of our spiritual selves, or might it have implications for our lives in the here and now? Download our free resource, “Resurrection: A Holy Discipline.”



Daily Grace

That rock has rolled

The rock has already rolled—that is, the big rock, the boulder that kept the crucified one in the tomb. That

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Interchange/ Intercambio

In the spring 2019 issue of Interchange and its Spanish companion, Intercambio, you will find articles about the new Gathering 2020 logo, Just Love; news about the Caribbean Synod and Gather’s upcoming Bible study; an article about the exploratory committee and its purpose and progress; a new way of doing treasurers’ training; and a convention calendar through June 2019. Find back issues here.
Monthly Devotion

Love one another and do good things for people

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WELCA staff collects 19 communicator awards in Chicago

 Women of the ELCA staff collected a total of 19 awards at two religion communicators awards ceremonies April 10-11 in

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A new future is possible

I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans

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Every Easter I remember my resurrection

Easter—when Christians celebrate the Resurrection—is just around the corner. I celebrate a little resurrection of my own at this time

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