Is your congregation ready?
Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries believes the public witness of gender and sexual minority ministers transforms the church and enriches the world.
ELM + PO Box 14317 + Chicago, IL 60614-8503
Main Line/Voicemail: 312-759-7070
Check out the ELM Fall 2018 Newlsetter!
For a comprehensive list of resources for LGBTQIA+ 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!
2019 marks 10 years since the doors were opened to LGBTQIA+ leaders in the ELCA! In recognition of this milestone, the Bade Museum located at the Pacific School of Religion will be displaying the historical archives and artwork of ELM and its Proclaim members. To learn more about this exhibit and to contribute to ELM in honor of this landmark decision, please click here!