Lay Rostered Leaders

The Word and Service Task Force of the ELCA, formed at the request of the ELCA Church Council, is working to unify the three lay rosters of the ELCA into one roster. Click on the tabs to learn more about this process, which is anticipated to be completed in 2016.



Word and Service Taskforce FAQs

What is the Word and Service Task Force? How was it started?

Word and Service Taskforce FAQs

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Deacon Descriptions

A Brief Sampling of Current Uses of the Role/Title “Deacon” in the ELCA and Beyond

Deacon Descriptions

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Theology for One Lutheran Diaconate

A Theology for One Lutheran Diaconate in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Theology for One Lutheran Diaconate

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Word and Service Taskforce Update February 2015

Word and Service Taskforce Update February 2015

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Word and Service Taskforce Update February 2014

Word and Service Taskforce Update February 2014

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Word and Service Taskforce Update July 2013

Word and Service Taskforce Update July 2013

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Word and Service Taskforce Update February 2013

Word and Service Taskforce Update February 2013

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To Love and Serve the Lord

"To Love & Serve the Lord:  Diakonia in the Life of the Church"  is The Jerusalem report of the Anglican-Lutheran International Commission on Diakonia throughout the world.

To Love and Serve the Lord

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Together in Ministry

Together in Ministry

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