From Selma to Montgomery

Lutherans commemorate 50th anniversary of Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march.

500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation

ELCA members make plans for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

The Campaign for the ELCA

Nearly $45 million raised for Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA.

“God’s Work. Our hands.” Sunday

The 2015 dedicated day of service is Sunday, Sept. 13.


06/25/2015

​ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will attend the June 26 funeral of the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney, who was among the nine people killed June 17 at a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C. Local authorities called the killings racially motivated.

06/24/2015

In a public statement following a shooting that claimed the lives of nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C., ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton called for a "day of repentance and mourning." Local authorities called the killing racially motivated.

06/24/2015

F​or thousands of people, including a growing number of women and children migrating from Central America to the United States, their final stop before crossing the Suchiate River into southern Mexico is the Casa de Migrante (House of Migrants) in Tecún Umán, Guatemala, said Stephen Deal of the ELCA.

06/22/2015

In affirmation of their baptismal promise to “serve others and follow the example of Jesus,” almost 30,000 youth, adult leaders and others from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will participate in the ELCA Youth Gathering July 15-19 in Detroit. Meeting under the theme “Rise Up Together,” the Gathering will offer youth an opportunity to strengthen their faith and discover their call to serve the world – at home and abroad.​

06/18/2015

​ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton released a statement June 18 in response to a shooting where nine people were killed at a historic African American church in Charleston, S.C. Local authorities are calling the killing racially motivated.

06/18/2015

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton released a statement June 18 on behalf of this church in response to Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change and the deteriorating global environment.