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Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries believes that LGBTQ+ people have extraordinary gifts for ministry. Through their public witness, these leaders enrich and transform our church and proclaim the Gospel now.
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST
Main Line/Voicemail: 312-759-7070
Stay up to date on ELM news:
For immediate release: Announcement of Executive Director Departure
Read our most recent newsletter, the MISSION
Read our 2015 Annual Report
Apply for the Joel R. Workin Memorial Scholarship
April 1 – Ordination of Chris Wogaman to Word and Sacrament ministry, SpringHouse Ministry Center, Minneapolis, MN (Called to Trinity Lutheran Church, Park Forest, IL)
April 4-6 – Asher O’Callaghan visit to Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Berkeley, CA
April 24-27 – Asher O’Callaghan visit to Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH
April 27 – Deadline for Joel R. Workin Memorial Scholarship Application
May 7 – Installation of Rev. Asher O’Callaghan as Program Manager of Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 958 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 4:30 PM. Reception to follow.
July 16-19 – Proclaim Gathering (Cenacle Retreat Center, Chicago, IL)
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!