Join us in remembering the people, ministries and places our work impacted in 2011. You can skim the list, or pour a cup of tea and catch up on stories you missed from the year.
Read what YOU, our Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries community, have achieved in 2011.
Proclaim community created
In April, we launched the professional community for publicly-identified LGBTQ rostered leaders & seminarians. Proclaim now has over 80 members. You can check out the list here.
Over 60 LGBTQ rostered leaders & seminarians attended the first Proclaim retreat at Williams Bay, WI. ELM donors provided support for 18 seminarians to attend this retreat.
Registration opens next week for 2012 Proclaim retreat, ¡Vamos Tod@s!: April 18-21 in New York.
2012 Grants announced:
Thanks to your gifts, this year we had $62,000 to give to ministries across the country.
Set-Aside for 2012 Seminarian Internships
Candidacy Accompaniment Began:
Your contributions are helping to set up a network of support for LGBTQ candidates for ministry.
2011 Workin Scholars:
We named two Joel R. Workin Memorial Scholars: Laura Kuntz and Emily Ewing.
We celebrated our 4th year as Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries !
We have much to accomplish together in the coming year and look forward to our continued partnership. Here’s to 2012!