News Releases

ELCA news releases are detailed accounts describing events and ministries of the ELCA

ELCA Conference of Bishops Discusses Exchangeability, Cuba and More


The Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met Feb. 28–March 4 at the Eaglewood Resort in Itasca, Ill. The conference, an advisory body of the ELCA, comprises 65 synod bishops, the presiding bishop and the secretary.

ELCA Youth Ministry Network Hosts Youth Ministry “Extravaganza” in Anaheim


Extravaganza, an annucal gathering of children, you and family leaders from across the ELCA, descended upon Anaheim, Calif. for a conference ahead of 2024's National Youth Gathering, one of the first events leading to the announcement of the Gathering's theme for the New Orlean's event.

A Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols


ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton has issued a statement on the killing of Tyre Nichols.

ELCA Foundation Announces Partnership with Fund Evaluation Group LLC


The ELCA Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with the investment consulting firm Fund Evaluation Group LLC (FEG).