News Releases

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

ELCA and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) resume dialogue

03/18/2021

​The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) have resumed a bilateral dialogue that will define a new ecumenical relationship for common mission and ministry. 

Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

03/17/2021

The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada and The Episcopal Church have issued a statement in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21.

Lutherans participate in U.N. Commission on the Status of Women

03/16/2021

Delegates from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) will participate in the 65th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65), meeting online March 15-26 under the theme “Women in Public Life: Equal Participation in Decision-Making.”

ELCA Conference of Bishops holds spring meeting

03/11/2021

​The ELCA Conference of Bishops held its online meeting March 4-5. The conference, an advisory body of the ELCA, comprises 65 synod bishops, the presiding bishop and the secretary.