Statement on Anti-Asian Racism

Worship Resources for a Day of Lament against Anti-Asian Racism Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Bishop Murray Finck: Statement on Anti-Asian Racism The Asian and Pacific Islander Association of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has issued a statement addressing the increase in violence directed

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Twin Valleys Conference – SWOT Analysis

Identified Strengths Our Assets:  People, Theology, & Property Our Synod’s congregations are made up of engaged and committed people.  Although many of our congregations are small, we have strong lay leaders and highly trained, gifted rostered leaders.  Our core strength resides in the theological integrity, depth and modern relevance of

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Foothill Conference SWOT Analysis

Identified Strengths E-Communications Congregational adaptability in new worship/bible study formats using Zoom, Facebook Live, or YouTube are STRENGTHES. The freedom that has come to invent new ways of being ‘church’ during the pandemic has created change out of necessity. The importance of service to community was also mentioned as we

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Assistance for Feeding Programs

The generous giving of the members of the ELCA throughout the country has given the SWCA Office of the Bishop the opportunity to offer grants to help us share our love with our neighbors. We applied for and received two grants: $10,000 from ELCA COVID-19 Appeal, and $35,0000 from Lutheran

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