Getting ready for the Gathering

Getting ready for the Gathering

“Getting Ready” for the 2015 Gathering is important work.

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Bishops offer Advent devotions

Bishops offer Advent devotions

A joint effort of the ELCA and three other denominations.

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Phone apps for stewardship

Phone apps for stewardship

Apps present a useful, widespread opportunity for congregations.

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Disaster preparedness plans

Disaster preparedness plans

Plans for your home and congregation are important to have.

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Never alone in youth ministry

Never alone in youth ministry

Youth ministry leaders find valuable support in this network.

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Preventing suicide

Helping to prevent suicide

Do you know the symptoms of and steps for preventing suicide?

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Global Church Sunday 2014

Global Church Sunday 2014

Join in celebrating God’s global church this fall.

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Health ministry strengthens faith

Health ministry strengthens faith

Rural Iowa congregations work to strengthen the body and spirit.

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Sexual exploitation and the church

Most members of the ELCA are able to identify the more egregious forms of commercial sexual exploitation, such as pornography, strip clubs and sex tourism. Unfortunately, there are many other ways our culture is saturated in sex.

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Sexism is a church issue?

Sexism is a church issue?

The ELCA has made significant progress in its vision and support of women's leadership since the ordination of Elizabeth Platz and Barbara Andrews in 1970 in predecessor bodies of this church.

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