News Releases

ELCA news releases are detailed accounts describing events and ministries of the ELCA

A Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols


​ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton has issued a statement on the killing of Tyre Nichols.

ELCA Foundation Announces Partnership with Fund Evaluation Group LLC


​The ELCA Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with the investment consulting firm Fund Evaluation Group LLC (FEG). 

ELCA Receives Lilly Endowment Support to Adapt Youth Faith Formation


​The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Formation Lab Project.

Lutheran Services in America and the ELCA Expand Partnership to Address Systematic Barriers for Black, Brown and Indigenous Children and Youth


​The ELCA awarded Lutheran Services in America a $1 million grant over two years to deepen and extend the impact of its Results Innovation Lab, a national program dedicated to achieving equitable outcomes for 20,000 children, youth and families by 2024.