Global Church

We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world – together. Today, more than 240 ELCA missionaries, including more than 80 young adults, serve in more than 40 countries around the world. The ELCA awards more than 40 scholarships each year to promising international leaders so that they can continue their education and take on even more significant leadership roles in their home countries. And ministry grants to our global companions build new congregations, train leaders and evangelists, and help share the good news far and wide. Building upon our historic relationships and the strengths of the global community, the ELCA is known as a faithful partner in the work to build up Christ’s church throughout the world. You can help:

Goal for Global Ministries – $5.75 million

Initiate new evangelism projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Goal for International Women Leaders – $4 million

Equip more than 200 additional women leaders from our global companion churches through increased scholarships and educational opportunities.

Goal for Long-Term Missionaries – $16 million

Support our missionaries.

Goal for Young Adults in Global Mission – $6 million

Give 200 additional young adults the opportunity to participate in a year of global service.


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