Martin Luther was eight years old when Christopher Columbus set sail from Europe and landed in the Western Hemisphere. Luther was a young monk and priest when Michaelangelo was painting the Sistine Chapel in Rome...
Assignment completes candidacy for all people, including those ordained in another Lutheran church or Christian tradition, moving them toward first call and admittance to the appropriate roster in the ELCA...
The ELCA Conference of Bishops' Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Liaison Committee and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Committee commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by signing a joint statement during a Lutheran-Catholic service of Common Prayer.
Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-Five Theses” in Wittenberg on Oct. 31, 1517, and the resulting debate about Christian teaching and practice led to changes that have shaped the course of Western Christianity for almost 500 years.
As members of the ELCA, we are called to respond to eradicate poverty and hunger.
Working with and through our congregations in the U.S., Lutheran churches overseas, and other partners, ELCA World Hunger is uniquely positioned to reach communities in need. Learn More.
Use these resources to join the movement to eradicate poverty and hunger. From education to fundraising, from bulletin inserts to short videos — you will find resources for all ages and group sizes.
Have questions or want to share stories from your most recent ELCA World Hunger-related activity? Contact us directly by email or by phone at 800-638-3522, ext. 2616. We look forward to hearing from you!
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