News Releases

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

An Interfaith Call to Peace for Ukraine


​The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA, along with ecumenical and inter-religious partners, has issued an interfaith call to peace for Ukraine.

2022 ELCA Youth Gathering canceled


​The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has announced that the 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering has been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic, the recent COVID-19 surge and public health considerations. The Gathering pre-events — the Multicultural Youth Leadership Event (MYLE) and the tAble, the ELCA gathering for youth with disabilities — have also been canceled.