Thursday, November 10, 2011
On this anniversary of Martin Luther’s birthday we invite your prayers for our global church, its leaders and all the people who are shown the love of Christ through the various ministries we support.
ELCA – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is comprised of 10,000 congregations in 65 geographically based Synods across the United States. The ELCA provides training for church leaders, supports missionaries overseas, coordinates relief efforts domestically and abroad and represents all of its members in the global Christian community.
Southeastern Iowa Synod – The Southeastern Iowa Synod works with the over 200 ELCA congregations of southeastern Iowa. Synod staff work with congregations to connect them with qualified pastors, coordinate work with ministry partners and to provide resources for local congregations.
Wartburg Seminary – Located in Dubuque, Wartburg Seminary is one of several seminaries of the ELCA. Wartburg provides education for pastoral, diaconal and youth leaders for congregations across the country.