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Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries believes the public witness of LGBTQ+ ministers transforms the church and enriches the world.
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST
Main Line/Voicemail: 312-759-7070
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Read our most recent newsletter, the MISSION
June 2-3 – Southwest California Synod Assembly – Visit the ELM Table!
June 9-10 – Metro Chicago and New England Synod Assemblies – Visit the ELM Table!
July 16 – Farewell event for Executive Director Amalia Vagts – Chicago, IL
July 16-19 – Proclaim Gathering (Cenacle Retreat Center, Chicago, IL)
August 26 – Farewell event for Executive Director Amalia Vagts – San Francisco/Bay Area, CA
For a comprehensive list of resources for LGBTQ candidates, as well as candidacy committees, call committees, internship sites, and more, please see our Resource Page.
Listing of Proclaim members.
See Proclaim members available to preach and preside in your area.
Connect with people in Proclaim as you go through the coming out process as a rostered leader or seminarian.
Second Edition collection of essays and sermons by Joel Workin. Amazing stuff!