Nurturing faith through learning, worship, leadership, and ministry support.
The 26 colleges and universities of the ELCA offer high quality undergraduate and graduate education. Our schools are dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and the development of the whole person in body, mind and spirit. At ELCA colleges and universities, students are educated for a sense of calling or vocation, opening the path toward a meaningful life of contribution to the common good through whatever career they choose. Find yourself at an ELCA college or university.
We are a church that is energized by lively engagement in our faith and life. The mission of campus ministry in the ELCA is to invite people in academic settings to engage more deeply with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the community that bears his name, so that they can discover and fulfill their vocation as disciples.
Are you between the ages of 18 and 30? If so, the Young Adult Ministry of the ELCA offers inspiration, opportunities and resources for young adults like you and for people who facilitate young adult ministry in their communities of faith. We are a church that belongs to Christ. There is a place for you here.
The ELCA has a long history and tradition of training and preparing pastors and other rostered leaders to share the good news of Jesus Christ and to inspire and equip members to participate in God’s work in the world.
Seminary students are introduced to a deeper study of Scripture, tradition, Lutheran Confessions and the rich history of this church while encouraging humility of service and confidence in God’s power to reconcile and renew communities.
Lutheran Outdoor Ministries encourages, educates, equips, and empowers bold and faithful outdoor ministry leaders for service in the Church and the world.
Lutheran Outdoor Ministries reach God's children of all ages though summer camping programs, retreat opportunities, hospitality, team building activities, and partnership with congregations. Our sites are affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America which states that “...outdoor ministries strive to strengthen, support and lift up the body of Christ through building relationships with others and with God while enjoying creation.”
Looking for a book, video, Bible study or worship resources? Our Synod Resource Center can help! You can visit the center at 202 W Grand Avenue, Eau Claire, and browse through the many resources housed there or you can access files electronically by clicking the link below. Either way, you will find a wealth of information to meet your needs.