The ELCA is starting new congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that are multicultural, multi-generational expressions of word and sacrament ministries. Here you’ll find information about the discernment process and other tools to equip you and your faith community in starting new ELCA congregations.
Looking to start a new congregation in your area? The resources in this tab can help.
The resources in this section provide helpful background information about new congregations across the United States and in the Caribbean.
Below are a list of resources you can download or purchase. For more information about a specific resource, just hover over the icon.