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Learning to see God's beloved

A liturgical artist shares what she learned about seeing God’s love.

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.”

Register now for the Just Love Gathering

Early bird registration is extended until June 15!

We invite you to experience a life-changing event with other bold women of faith in September 2023. Learn more and register now!


Daily Grace

No words

I was scrolling through Facebook the other morning, and one of my friends shared a photo of a prayer. It

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Working to end gun violence

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.





The Twelfth Triennial Convention is currently scheduled for September 19-21, 2023, Phoenix, Ariz.

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.

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A $1 million campaign for Katie’s Fund

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.


Recursos de programas en Español

Mujeres de la ELCA ofrece recursos de programas gratuitos y descargables, todos en inglés y muchos en español, para ayudarlo a crecer en la fe y participar en el ministerio y la acción.


Faithful friends are a gift

Build community with our Faithful Friends program

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.

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God has given each of us everything! And our grateful response must be to sustain what God has entrusted to us so that those who come after us can share in and rejoice in God’s generosity too.

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What excites you about Women of the ELCA? Share this welcome flyer with new friends!

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.

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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.

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Woman of the ELCA: A Place for You PowerPoint

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.

English powerpoint

Spanish powerpoint


An opportunity to remember

One May when I was young, I remember my Aunt Lillian referring to Decoration Day. I was intrigued; I liked

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Sustaining what God has given to us

Psalm 3:5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, for the Lord sustains me. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary Sustain: 1.

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Positive age beliefs lead to better health

Older Americans Month (#OlderAmericansMonth) is observed annually in May. The Older Americans site doesn’t define “older,” but 1 in 6

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