A call to peace, prayer for Ukraine

Lutherans, Christians have issued a call to peace, prayer for Ukraine.

New presidents named for two ELCA colleges

Paula Carlson and Rebecca Bergman named ELCA college presidents.

Always Being Made New: Campaign for the ELCA

A goal is to raise $198 million to help sustain, grow ELCA ministries.

Protecting the well-being of patients

ELCA supports life-saving services of Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem.


​This August a group of young adults from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will begin their service with the newly established Lutheran Church in Cambodia. Cambodia is the newest country location for the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission program, an international mission opportunity for young people ages 21 to 29.


In an endeavor to learn, share and deepen dialogue with Christian partners around the world, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton led a delegation of ELCA leaders Feb. 1-13, 2015, to meet with religious leaders in London, Geneva and Rome.


ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton expressed her condolences and offered support and prayer to the "Coptic Church family" following the news of the martyrdom of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya at the hands of ISIS terrorists.


Seeking to renew and revitalize their ministry, youth and family workers from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) gathered in Detroit Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 for the ELCA Youth Ministry Network’s 19th-annual Extravaganza.


In her first visit to the Middle East as ELCA presiding bishop, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton led a delegation Jan. 11-17 to meet with leaders and members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land – a companion church of the ELCA. The delegation also met with political and religious leaders, including a meeting with the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land.


​Since the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has provided $275,000 to support the work of Lutheran companion churches in both African countries.