Defeating malaria in Burundi – β€˜It’s possible!’

Jan 19, 2015

Burundi malaria

Burundians are standing up against malaria with their families, their communities and their country. Your gifts to the ELCA Malaria Campaign are at work in Burundi and 12 other African countries.

A malaria message by bike

Jan 07, 2015

A malaria message by bike

There are no ambulances in rural Uganda, but there are home visits. Village health team members educate, treat and test for malaria, sometimes with the aid of their bike racks.

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's Christmas message

Dec 22, 2014

Eaton Christmas message

In her Christmas message, Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA, says, “The hope of Christmas was fulfilled on Good Friday. The cross is part of Christmas.”

Bishop Eaton addresses racial justice

Dec 08, 2014

Eaton race video

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offers a message about how the church can respond to issues surrounding racial justice. Learn more about what the ELCA has to say about criminal justice and race, ethnicity and culture at:

Precious, clean water

Nov 17, 2014

Precious clean water

Diko and her family in the Central African Republic at one time were often sick because they didn’t have access to clean water. But now, thanks to the clean water from a new spring box, Diko is stronger, healthier and enjoys a better quality of life.

Going where God calls

Oct 27, 2014

Going where God calls

For June and Philip Nelson, a year of volunteering in the Central African Republic in 1978 led to a long career of serving as ELCA missionaries in Africa, most recently in Cameroon from 2006-2014. June says, “Global service has meant to me going where God calls.” Philip adds, “Mission service has formed me, given me a life, given me an understanding of myself and those around me.”