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ELCA College Readiness Webinars

PrintELCA colleges and universities are dedicated to providing students with the best education possible, and will be offering a free College Readiness Webinar Series to answer any questions families may have about applying to or preparing for college. These five webinars will be offered throughout February and will be focus on different topics related to […]

Coronavirus Resources

PrintLike much of the global population, the ELCA is concerned about the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. With the outbreaks in the United States and around the world being classified as a pandemic, congregations and houses of worship need to be well-informed and well-prepared. Some sources of information that can and should be trusted are […]

Lutheran Disaster Response: Wildfires

PrintThe Marshall Fire ignited on December 30 in Boulder County, Colorado. Over 6,200 acres burned quickly, forcing the evacuations of 35,000 people. The fire spread throughout suburban neighborhoods, destroying at least 500 homes. While December wildfires are rare, the severe drought in the western United States created hazardous conditions that allowed the Marshall Fire to […]

Portico Updates

PrintA few updates from Portico Benefits. Please know that your Regional Representative from Portico, Pastor Cathy Schibler, wishes you a blessed Advent and a joyous Christmas.  Please reach out to her if you have any questions at (cschibler@porticobenefits.org). Being Here Podcast – New Episodes Being Here, a podcast that explores real world issues and topics […]

Vital Congregations Re-Boot Camp

PrintIs your congregation ready to take some steps (even small steps) toward renewal or revitalization? Are you ready to try some new things, share some ideas, gain a greater understanding of the broader mission, bring clarity about your own congregation’s mission, acquire knowledge on how to live that out in community, gain confidence to share […]

Churches Beyond Borders Joint Devotions ...

PrintWorking alongside the United Nations’ “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” campaign, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church of Canada, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada have compiled a 16-day devotional focusing on the campaign’s theme opposing intersectional violence against women.  The devotional dives into each of […]