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Coronavirus Resources

Like much of the global population, the ELCA is concerned about the Coronavirus, also known as COVID19. 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 […]

ELMM Fall Events

Equipping Leaders for Mission and Ministry (ELMM) is excited to announce its fall retreats: The Writings with Professor George Heider, The Gospels of Matthew and Mark with Professor Wally Taylor, and Community Catalyst Training with Pastor David Sprang. All retreats will be taking place via Zoom. Learn More and Register.

ELCA Anti-Racism Pledge

As church we are called to confess the sin of racism, condemn the ideology of white supremacy, and strive for racial justice and peace. Beyond statements and prayers, we are called to also act and respond to injustices. We invite you to join Bishop Craig A. Satterlee in signing the ELCA Anti-Racism pledge and committing to […]

Commemoration of the Emanuel Nine – June

On June 17, 2015, Clementa C. Pinckney, Cynthia Marie Graham Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lee Lance, DePayne Middleton-Doctor, Tywanza Sanders, Daniel Lee Simmons, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, and Myra Thompson were murdered by a self-professed white supremacist while they were gathered for Bible study and prayer at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (often referred to as […]


Dear Friends in Christ,  Peace be with you!  In the Gospel reading for May 10, Jesus says, “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father. Whatever you ask in my name, I […]