Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod Assembly 2024

Save the date for the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod of the ELCA Assembly.  Synod Assembly will be June 14-15, 2024.  It will be held at PennWest California.  More details will be shared as they are made available in the coming months.  Feel free to reach out to us with more information here: 

Commemoration of the Emmanuel Nine 2024

Every year, the ELCA commemorates the Emmanuel Nine on June 17. The Emmanuel Nine are nine people who were shot and killed on June 17, 2015, during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  Our relationship to the shooter, as well as two of the slain, reminds us of […]

Juneteenth 2024

Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom, a time to gather in community and commemorate the official, announced end of slavery in the U.S., even if the history of oppression, racism, and anti-Black violence that characterized it are still part of our story in church and in the United States.  As ELCA Lutherans set free in […]

Kindling Faith – “Introduction to Social Teachings” with Dr. Roger Willer

Online Webinar

Join Kindling Faith for "Introduction to Social Teachings" with Dr. Roger Willer, Director of Theological Ethics for the ELCA. The learning session will take place online via Zoom from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 25. Participation costs $20 per individual or $80 per congregation with no limit to the number in attendance. You […]