Synod Hearings on Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice Publicity Information

Thank you for the time you have committed to the planning and execution of the upcoming hearing(s) to be held in your synod.  Below you will find templates to use when communicating about this event.

The following are some possible ways to communicate to ELCA members and rostered leaders regarding hearings:

  • E-mails
  • Social media
  • Mailed letter
  • Synodical newsletter
  • Direct phone contact
  • You may also use this eight-minute video, found in the link below, which explains about social statements and sets the context for the hearing as a way to introduce everyone to the social statement process.
    - Video link: https://vimeo.com/259368744
    - Password: elcavideo

These templates are available to assist in spreading the word:

As always, you can direct individuals to the ELCA website: ELCA.org/womenandjustice, where they can download the draft statement and its supplemental materials, as well as find a full calendar of hearings to be held in synods across the ELCA.


Women and Justice Draft

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Draft Social Statement
and Women and Justice

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