Frequently Asked Questions about Mission Support
What is Mission Support?
What guides the churchwide organization in its decisions regarding Mission Support?
How does my congregation benefit from Mission Support?
What is the distinction between Mission Support and Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA?
Where Does Your Offering Go?
Presiding Bishop Eaton on Elijah, the widow and Mission Support
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I would like to share with you a Reflection on A Gathering of Hope! which took place last week.read more
It is that time of year when word of a Blessing of the Animals service is heard in many congregations. Saint Francis of Assisi is known as the patron saint of animals, and his commemoration takes place on October 4. Hence, if a congregation hosts a Blessing of Animals service, they typically plan their event near this date. There is, however, more for us to know about this blessing and about Saint Francis.read more
Stories of Faith in Action features images and stories of people whose lives have been touched by ministries of the ELCA. This resource shows how your regular congregational offering, shared with your synod and the churchwide organization, is changing lives.