Young Adults in Global Mission

Jan 26, 2015


This year, more than 70 young adults will have the opportunity to take part in the ELCA's Young Adults in Global Mission program. Volunteers are placed in a variety of roles in one of 11  countries.. As they share their gifts of service, young adults receive gifts of hospitality from the ELCA's companion churches that host them. Get to know some of the 2014-2015 Young Adults in Global Mission. Learn more or apply at:

Defeating malaria in Burundi – β€˜It’s possible!’

Jan 19, 2015

Burundi malaria

Burundians are standing up against malaria with their families, their communities and their country. Your gifts to the ELCA Malaria Campaign are at work in Burundi and 12 other African countries.

A malaria message by bike

Jan 07, 2015

A malaria message by bike

There are no ambulances in rural Uganda, but there are home visits. Village health team members educate, treat and test for malaria, sometimes with the aid of their bike racks.

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's Christmas message

Dec 22, 2014

Eaton Christmas message

In her Christmas message, Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA, says, “The hope of Christmas was fulfilled on Good Friday. The cross is part of Christmas.”

Bishop Eaton addresses racial justice

Dec 08, 2014

Eaton race video

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton offers a message about how the church can respond to issues surrounding racial justice. Learn more about what the ELCA has to say about criminal justice and race, ethnicity and culture at:

Precious, clean water

Nov 17, 2014

Precious clean water

Diko and her family in the Central African Republic at one time were often sick because they didn’t have access to clean water. But now, thanks to the clean water from a new spring box, Diko is stronger, healthier and enjoys a better quality of life.