We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world — together. As members of the ELCA, we use our time, talents and resources to do God’s work in the world. How do we share the stories of our gifts at work? We share these stories through the ministry of mission interpretation. A variety of communication tools and a network of trained leaders make this possible.
Mission interpretation helps congregations understand God’s work performed together in our congregations, the community and beyond. When people understand their identity as partners in a larger church, they become stronger advocates in supporting mission and ministry, growing as stewards.
Mission-minded congregations are growing in participation and spirit. The following communication tools can aid mission interpretation in your congregation: