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Women of the ELCA is committed to ending human trafficking

Help us engage and empower young Lutherans at our exhibit at the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering this summer.

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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.”

A place at the table

Congrats to Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld!

Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld was the ELCA’s second female synod bishop of African descent elected as a synod bishop recently. She currently serves on Women of the ELCA’s executive board. She was elected May 6 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin. Thomas-Breitfeld currently serves as interim pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Beloit, Wis. She will be installed Aug. 18. Read the Living Lutheran story about Thomas-Breitfeld and Patricia Davenport, who was the ELCA’s first female bishop to be elected as bishop.

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Daily Grace

Acting for change

It seems that travelers to Jericho (Luke 10) could expect robbers, and they could expect to come across some poor

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Interchange/ Intercambio

In the spring 2018 issue of Interchange, you will find articles on Lily bags, Phebe Hospital, the ELCA Youth Gathering, the upcoming Bible study in Gather, a convention calendar and Katie’s Fund.

En la edición de primavera de 2018 de Intercambio, encontrarás artículos sobre las bolsas de Lily, el Hospital de Phebe, el Encuentro de Jóvenes de la IELA, el próximo estudio de la Biblia en Gather, un calendario de convenciones y el Fondo de Katie.

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Monthly Devotion

Everything we have comes to us from our loving and generous God.

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It started out innocently enough

Some people collect postage stamps or teddy bears or vintage china teacups. Me? I collect tote bags. I didn’t set

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Words of belief matter in grief or joy

Memory is fluid and tricky. When I was a child, a neighbor found my Grandma Cora adrift in her own

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God, the divine switchboard operator

by Kathryn Haueisen I sometimes think of God as the divine switchboard operator. Not long ago, switchboard operators connected us

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