What We Believe

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s story is both ancient and timely. It’s a story of a powerful and patient God who has boundless love for all people of the world. It’s a story that brings deep meaning, comfort and strength to a growing community of people who live in modern, often unsettling times. Learn more about our beliefs—and become a part of this faith story.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

  1. I’m new here. I have questions about God and church and faith.
  2. I’m thinking about going to church. What can I expect?
  3. What should I know about the ELCA faith tradition?
  4. Where is God in pain and loss?
  5. In my experience, not all churches are very welcoming. Am I welcome in the ELCA?
  6. I’ve seen the ELCA make an impact in my community. How do I connect more deeply to this church?