What is Word and Service Ministry?

With the Churchwide Assembly voting to create a new unified roster of Ministers of Word and Service, it may be helpful to clarify what that means. Word and Service Ministry finds its biblical roots in the prophets who delivered God’s call for social justice, in the...

Upcoming Changes…New Opportunities

By Sister Krista Anderson, Director of Vocation and Education Tomorrow, August 12, the voting members of the ELCA Churchwide Assembly will be entertaining a motion to unify the three existing Official Rosters of Laypersons (Associates in Ministry, Deaconesses, and...

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