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Why we celebrate four weeks in Advent

The four weeks of Advent provide a time to reflect on the Light in all areas of life, especially in difficult times.

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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.”

Gathering 2020 | July 16-19 | Phoenix

Early bird discount ends Jan. 6

Renew your spirit with thousands of faithful women just like you who are eager to grow, learn, pray, and party–together! Join us in Phoenix, Ariz., July 16-19, and live your faith in love that leads to justice.

Early bird discount through Jan. 6, 2020. Registration materials are online only.

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Daily Grace

Healing and wholeness

Fears fill our lives. As a basic survival mechanism, the emotion of fear signals our bodies to respond to danger

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Bold Women's Day

Celebrate Bold Women’s Day

Within Women of the ELCA, we celebrate bold women on the fourth Sunday of February every year, on Bold Women’s Day—this year on Feb. 23.

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Interchange is going all digital

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Monthly Devotion

It’s hard to imagine why God didn’t choose to be born into humanity under more comfortable circumstances.

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Ready to live in the full reign of God

I must confess. I used to be rather impatient with all kinds of things. As a kid, I couldn’t wait

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Special executive board meeting sets 2020 budget, approves proposed constitutional changes

In a special online meeting Dec. 7, Women of the ELCA’s executive board set a 2020 fiscal year budget and

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To keep momentum, pedal fast

by Jody Smiley One recent Sunday, my pastor used a bicycle as an analogy for faith in his sermon. As

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