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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 […]

Building a Culture of Generosity

PrintThe ELCA has partnered with fundraising and nonprofit consultants Gronlund, Sayther, and Brunkow to host Building a Culture of Generosity, which teaches biblical stewardship, helps people discover generosity, and begins to change the culture from stewardship to generosity. Registration will open in July. Learn More. The cost for the program is normally $450 per congregation; […]

New Book: What is the Gospel?

PrintBishop Kurt F. Kusserow of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod ELCA recently released a new book: What is the Gospel?  In our baptism, we are to “proclaim the good news of God in Christ through word and deed” (ELW, 236). In What is the Gospel?, Bishop Kusserow invites readers into the story of the living Christ […]

Conference of Bishops Statement on Bisho...

PrintThe ELCA Conference of Bishops has released a statement regarding Bishop Megan Rohrer of the Sierra Pacific Synod:  The Conference of Bishops met Sunday evening; Bishop Megan Rohrer chose not to attend. Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton shared with us that she is initiating the discipline process immediately, including suspension of Bishop Rohrer, based on additional information that […]

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

PrintPublic Service Loan Forgiveness is a program designed to forgive the remaining balance of student debt after 120 payments have been made. Rostered Ministers and employees of non-profits may qualify for this program. However, this is only available through October 31, 2022. Click here to read more about this federal program.  Through its partnership with Lutheran Social […]