Human Rights Social Message

A social message is an official ELCA document that speaks to a specific ethical issue, grounded in Scripture, Lutheran theology, and already existing ELCA social teaching. Before it is presented to the ELCA Church Council for adoption, we would like to hear your input.

Click below to read the draft, and then follow the link to a questionnaire to share your thoughts.

The public comment period will close on August 31st, after which the draft will be finalized and submitted to Church Council.