The Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association provides support, education and information sharing among congregations and ministry services within the ELCA. The ELCA also has some deaf congregations.
Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association
ELDA: comprised of deaf ministries in the ELCA
Evangelical Lutheran Deaf AssociationDownload
Find information about the ELCA’s gathering for youth, DAYLE. Find Lutheran-affiliated and other organizations below which provide services.
Developmental Disabilities Resources
Written resources on disability.
Developmental Disabilities ResourcesDownload
Lutheran Services Disability Network
Lutheran Services in America works with those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Lutheran Services Disability NetworkDownload
Mosaic is connected to Lutheran Services in America, providing services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Additional resources and networks for congregational work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Adapting worship services to be more welcome to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Read and study the ELCA’s social message on mental illness and open other documents to learn more about mental illness.
Congregational Study Leaders Guide
Congregational Study Leaders GuideDownload
In a Congregation
Ways for members of congregations to take communal action to address issues of mental illness.
Learn more about mental illness.
Lutheran Services in America
Resources of Lutheran Services in America.
Pathways to Promise
Pathways to Promise was founded to facilitate the faith community's work in reaching out to those with mental illness and their families.
Website and other resources offered for families around suicide prevention.
Web sites from many organizations with mental health/illness resources and programs.
Use the buttons below to find resources for people with visual impairments.
Blind and visual impairment resources.
The ELCA has developed many resources to assist with inclusion and accessibility.
American Association of People with Disabilities
An interfaith initiative working with rostered leaders/seminarians who are differently abled.
American Association of People with DisabilitiesDownload
Church of All and for All
World Council of Churches statement.
Congregational Action Network
Network to promote accessibility & inclusion.
Leaders with Disabilities
Working with leaders with disabilities.