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Preparing for a new year

Heading back to school? An incoming freshman shares what she has learned as she prepares for college.

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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.”

Stewardship issue and Thankoffering service

Because we are thankful

The stewardship issue of Interchange/Intercambio in both English and Spanish are ready for download. This issue includes the 2017 updated Thankoffering service. Please consider holding a Thankoffering service in your congregation using this handy guide.


Daily Grace

Paying attention to our emojis

An emoji is a digital icon used to express an idea or emotion. Something basic about core emotions like anger,

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Disaster response

How to help

Our hearts are torn over the stories and images of what hurricanes, earthquakes and fires are doing to our sisters and brothers all over the world. Our colleagues in Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR) tell us monetary donations and prayers are the best way to help. Please give to LDR through Women of the ELCA. Here’s how.

Photo courtesy of Lutheran Disaster Response

Triennial Convention & Gathering photos

Triennial photos & videos

The Tenth Triennial Convention and Gathering of Women of the ELCA was held in mid-July in Minneapolis, Minn. View speaker videos here.  View photos here.

Monthly Devotion

Confident humility is needed to learn something new. Let’s celebrate any opportunity to learn.

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Pursuing peace through justice

by Sharei Green Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” He was referring to a foreign

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When we’re so moved we weep

The autumnal equinox falls on September 22 this year. That’s when the sun rises due east of us and sets

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Embracing change through cream of pumpkin soup

One fall day, Walter, a member of my congregation, gave me a big, glorious neck pumpkin. If you’ve not seen

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