The spirituality of tension
How can tension lead us to transformation?
“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.”
The convention, the highest legislative authority in Women of the ELCA, will be held at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Voting members, elected in the 64 synodical women’s organizations, will conduct the business of the organization. They will elect leaders for the 2023-2026 triennium, act on memorials from synodical organizations and resolutions from the floor, approve a budget and much more.
Voting members at the Eleventh Triennial Convention (2021), the organization’s first online convention, called women into action in areas such as human trafficking, immigration reform, the #METOO movement and more. Read the list of memorials and resolutions here.
In addition to using this Thankoffering service, you can share Giving Thanks to God with women, exploring ways to think of Thankofferings in our everyday lives. To order Thankoffering envelopes, call 800-638-3522, ext. 2730 or send an email.
Rachel’s Day is observed by Women of the ELCA annually on the first Sunday in May, though it can be observed any time of the year. It is a time set aside to mourn the loss of our children and to renounce the forces of violence and fear. The 2015 Rachel’s Day resource includes a litany for use in a special Rachel’s Day service. En Español.
Katharina von Bora Luther was a practical and bold woman of faith. Through Katie’s Fund, Women of the ELCA honors her life by supporting global connections, leadership development and living theology.
2122 is a $1 million campaign for Katie’s Fund that is designed to support the organization into the next 100 years of mission and ministry. Learn ways you can give to the campaign.
Our community of women called to discipleship in Jesus Christ is built on a foundation of friendship, faithfulness, and hope for our future together. You can help firm up our foundation of faith and hope by joining Faithful Friends, our monthly giving program.
Download this welcome flyer and print as many copies as you need to introduce future participants to Women of the ELCA. Use it as a quick guide to find our web address and contact information.
Descargue este folleto de bienvenida e imprima tantas copias como necesite para dar a conocer nuestra organización a futuras participantes de mujeres de la ELCA. Utilícelo como una guía breve para contactarnos.
A Place for You is available in PowerPoint and is perfect for new members and outreach efforts. Get to know the mission and ministry of Women of the ELCA with this PowerPoint, available in English and Spanish. Once you download the PowerPoint you can add slides and include information unique to your ministry.
by Cindy Novak and Elizabeth Hunter More than 251 Women of the ELCA voting members worshiped together, conducted business and